These are purebread dual purpose birds and are as their name suggest RED. They lay 280+ eggs a year, but lay reliably for longer, typically 3-4 years. the're VERY friendly & good natured & are fantastic for children. sometimes they will go broody, but make fantastic mothers! they lay a light brown egg. - Our stock are from the original RIR from the USA.
RHODE ISLAND RED
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Chicks
6
Pullet
15-22
Point of lay
22-25
Meat
4*
Reliability
3-4yr
Broody
Sometimes
Eggs
280+