RIR chickens

Why You Should Consider The Rhode Island Red Chicken

The Rhode Island Red chicken is a domestic American breed that is renowned for her friendly, calm personality and prolific egg laying ability.

Top Reasons to Choose the Rhode Island Red Chicken for Your Flock

1. Laid-back, docile, and     friendly demeanor 2. Easy to handle 3. Lays up to 260 eggs per     year

History & Origin

The Rhode Island Red chicken is the state bird of Rhode Island and a domestic breed of American poultry that is renowned for her friendly and reputation as one of the best egg-laying chickens you can get.

Why You Should Consider The Rhode Island Red Chicken

Arrow

Appearance

The shades of red can vary from a light pink to almost black, although black feathering is not desired and considered a fault if overly present.

Personality & Temperament

Rhode Island Red chickens are inquisitive and will often investigate new things, even things they probably shouldn’t.

Lots of Large Brown Eggs

On average, a RIR hen will lay 5 to 6 eggs in a single week, averaging around 260 per year — often more. Rhode Island Red eggs are fairly large and brown.

swipe up to read full story