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Rhode Island Red

$3.15$4.65

The Rhode Island Red Chicken is considered a dual-purpose breed but are primarily used for brown egg production.   As the name suggests, this breed was developed in Rhode Island.   This is the state’s official bird!  Rhode Island Red hens are calm and are among some of the the best heritage layers.  Hens can lay around 240-280 large brown eggs annually.  Rhode Island Red chicks are dark red with some having darker streaks down the back.  The wing tips, chest and abdomen are lighter with the wing tips appearing white.  Rhode Island Red chickens have single combs and clean, yellow legs and feet.  The adult plumage is dark mahogany red with a black tail.  Roosters may become aggressive.  Males and females are lovely shades of deep mahogany red.  Rhode Island Red chickens are hardy in all climates, and are do well free ranging or in confinement.

Approx. 240-280 Lg Brown Eggs/Yr | Mature WT: Males 8 1/2# & Females 6 1/2# 

Available February – September

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

Minimums – Not Sexed = 3
Female = 3
Male = 1
Total of 3 birds to ship

Qty Female St Run Male
3+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
6+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
15+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
25+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
50+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
100+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15

There is a small order fee ($25.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry.

Description

The Rhode Island Red Chicken is considered a dual-purpose breed but are primarily used for brown egg production.   As the name suggests, this breed was developed in Rhode Island.   This is the state’s official bird!  Rhode Island Red hens are calm and are among some of the best heritage layers.  Hens can lay around 240-280 large brown eggs annually.  Rhode Island Red chicks are dark red with some having darker streaks down the back.  The wing tips, chest and abdomen are lighter with the wing tips appearing white.  Rhode Island Red chickens have single combs and clean, yellow legs and feet.  The adult plumage is dark mahogany red with a black tail.  Roosters may become aggressive.  Males and females are lovely shades of deep mahogany red.  Rhode Island Red chickens are hardy in all climates and are do well free ranging or in confinement.
You may also be interested in our Rhode Island Red Bantams or Rhode Island Red Started Pullets.
Approx. 240-280 Lg Brown Eggs/Yr. | Mature WT: Males 8 1/2# & Females 6 1/2# 
  • Poultry Show Class: American Class
  • Weights: Hen:  6 1/2 lbs.      Rooster:  8 1/2 lbs.
  • Purpose and Type: Production, Eggs & Meat
  • Color of Egg Shell: Brown
  • Egg Production: 240-280 eggs per year
  • Egg Size: Large
  • Temperament: Active
  • Broody: Variable
  • Country of Origin: United States, Rhode Island
  • APA: Yes, Recognized by the American Standard of Perfection
  • ALBC: Recovering Status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed
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Additional information

Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

February 6, 2023, February 13, 2023, February 20, 2023, February 27, 2023, March 6, 2023, March 13, 2023, March 20, 2023, March 27, 2023, April 3, 2023, April 10, 2023, April 17, 2023, April 24, 2023, May 1, 2023, May 8, 2023, May 15, 2023, May 22, 2023, May 29, 2023, June 5, 2023, June 12, 2023, June 19, 2023, June 26, 2023, July 3, 2023, July 10, 2023, July 17, 2023, July 24, 2023, July 31, 2023, August 7, 2023, August 14, 2023, August 21, 2023, August 28, 2023, September 6, 2023, September 13, 2023, September 20, 2023, September 27, 2023, October 2, 2023