Skip to content

Sunset Valley Chicks

CHICKEN Enquiries

Sunset Valley Chicks Merch

SHOP Enquiries

Rhode Island Red

Share:

Facebook
Pinterest
Twitter
Email
Print

The Rhode Island Red is an American breed of domestic chicken. It is the state bird of Rhode Island. It was developed there and in Massachusetts in the late nineteenth century, by cross-breeding birds of Oriental origin such as the Malay with brown Leghorn birds from Italy.  dual-purpose meat/eggs

The RIR will lay up to 260 large eggs per year. Are a hardy breed and where some use them for meat birds many use them to breed great layers. Often a commercial layer will be bred with either a new hampshire or Rhode Island Red.

More Chatter

Related Posts

Where to find us this Saturday

Hi everyone this weekend we will ONLY be available at Valley Produce Wallan from 9am – 1pm. Due to circumstances we are unavailable at the