Townline Hatchery Rhode Island Red Chicks
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A popular and familiar breed for many, the Rhode Island Reds are a dependable choice for brown egg layers. Their rusty red coloring makes them very attractive while their large body size makes them a great all-purpose bird for your flock!
This breed has been popular for a very long time and is even the state bird of Rhode Island in which it was developed. Known for their hardiness and egg laying ability, they also get to be a large bird and mature fairly early. Due to their prolific and dependable egg laying ability, the Rhode Island Reds are used in many hybrid breeds found today.
Males – 7.5 to 8.5lbs, Females – 5.5 to 7lbs
200-280 eggs annually
Large brown eggs
Very hardy breed, great for any climate.
Cockerels can be aggressive.
Heritage breed, AKA: Buckeye