Rhode Island

Rhode Island Red Female

Rhode Island

Rhode Island chickens are a very popular dual-purpose poultry breed. The red variety is capable of producing 200- 250 large eggs annually, however the cock is very aggressive. This must be taken into account before choosing this particular breed as a pet or 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).

Estimated Weight

Cock 3.9 Kg
Hen 3.0 Kg
Cockerel 3.4 Kg
Pullet 2.5 Kg


Rhode Island Red, Male Bantam

Bantam Variety Rhode Island

Rooster 790 – 910 g
Hen 690 – 790 g

Egg Colour


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