25 RHODE ISLAND RED CHICKS
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The Rhode Island Red is an American breed of chicken. It is a utility bird, raised for meat and eggs, and also as a show bird. It is a popular choice for backyard flocks because of its egg laying abilities and hardiness. Non-industrial strains of the Rhode Island Red are listed as "recovering" by The Livestock Conservancy. The Rhode Island Red is the state bird of Rhode Island. It is one
of only three state birds that is not a species native to the United States. Once she begins laying, she should produce 250 to 300 eggs per year – except during the cold, dark hours of winter when she may not lay at all -- until her first molt a year later. Poultry Show Class:American Class •Weights: Hen-----6 ½ lbs Rooster------8 ½ lbs Pullet--5 ½ lbs Cockerel-----7 ½ lbs •Purpose:Dual Purpose: egg laying and meat production •Egg Shell Color:Brown •Egg Production:200-280 eggs per year •Mating Ratio:10 Females to 1 Males •Roost Height:2 to 4 feet •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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