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.
|Weight||Female 3.2-3.5 kg, Male 3.8-4 kg
|Productivity||Approximately 250-280 eggs per year|
|Use||Meat and egg laying|