Rhode Island chickens are a very popular dual purpose poultry breed. The Red variety is capable of producing 200- 250 large eggs annually. The cock, however, is very aggressive and this must be taken into account before choosing this particular breed as a pet or in mixing it with other varieties. The Rhode Island has Yellow shanks and performs well under most conditions and rarely goes broody.
Soft feather – heavy
Various shades of red with some black. There is also a white feathered Rhode Island (white is however very rare).
Bantam Variety Rhode Island
|Rooster||790 – 910 g|
|Hen||690 – 790 g|
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