Rhode Island Red

Rhode Island Red

Rhode Island Red

Name Rhode Island Red
Classification Heavy breed American
Origin Rhode Island Red were originally bred in Adamsville Rhode Island developed from a Black Breasted Red Malay. Imported from England. Originally bred for egg laying and meat birds.
Nature Rhode Island Reds are large friendly birds but can be stern.They lay well and make great mothers . The dark brown feathering is stunning in light. A really beautiful bird.   
Size Heavy
Weight Female 3.2-3.5 kg, Male 3.8-4 kg
Productivity Approximately 250-280 eggs per year
Egg Colour Brown
Use Meat and egg laying