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

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Author: amy elizabeth, TBN Ranch

amy elizabeth is a Backyard Chicken-Keeping Advocate & Consultant, Vintage Collector, & Author.

3 thoughts on “Rhode Island Red Chicken”

  1. 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. 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!).

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