Rhode Island Red (GMO Free) Quantity Discounts
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You want Rhode Islands? Great choice! Rhode Island chickens are great for beginner flock owners and favorites of experienced farm hands! They are an excellent dual purpose bird (?) providing you with reliable egg laying while being heavy enough for meat production as well. Your Rhode Islands will be one of the more forgiving breeds to raise since they are able to provide consistent egg production despite imperfect diets or conditions. Rhode Island Reds are a great breed for the small flock owner and will help beginners learn to raise chickens!
Your Rhode Island Red chickens will be a light rust color although some older heritage lines can be a dark maroon. Your chicks will start off very light and change color as they get older.
- Rhode Island Reds will lay approximately 150 – 200 brown eggs the first laying season and will decline slightly every year after.
- Roosters will weigh 8.5 lbs and hens will weigh 6.5 lbs (approximate).
- These are an American breed since they were developed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
- Hens’ docile temperaments make these chickens ideal farm companions and favorite pets for children. Rhode Island Red Roosters can be a bit feisty though.