Rhode Island Red Chicken

The Rhode Island Red chicken originated on the East Coast in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It’s one of America’s most celebrate heritage chicken breeds… Continue Reading

Source: Backyard Poultry





About tbnranch

amy elizabeth, writer, author, antique dealer. Lives in the northeastern reaches of the Sonoran Desert on a small hobby farm.
This entry was posted in Chicken Breeds, Content Contributors and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

3 Responses to Rhode Island Red Chicken

  1. polloplayer says:

    I was hesitant about getting a RIR, having heard that they can be aggressive. But “Nugget” is one of my favorite birds – she is curious and sociable and such a good layer – always up on the nesting counter even before the sun is up. Great addition to the flock.

  2. Littlesundog says:

    The Rhode Island Red is a favorite here! They tolerate both heat and cold, and they’re great egg producers. They do not seem to be broody – which is a good thing (at least for us!).

Comments are closed.