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Rate the Rhode Island Red!

Poll Results: How would you rate the RIR?

 
  • 33% (1)
    9-10
  • 33% (1)
    7-8
  • 33% (1)
    5-6
  • 0% (0)
    3-4
  • 0% (0)
    1-2
3 Total Votes  
post #1 of 5
Thread Starter 

So you have probably already seen my Rate the Orpington and Austrolorp threads. I need 10 ratings on the poll above before I average it out. also if your rate below 9-10 tell me why please!  Rate the RIR for its temperament, egg production, etc. Thanks!!!

Romans 3:23 – for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

Romans 10:9-10 – that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.

 

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Romans 3:23 – for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

Romans 10:9-10 – that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.

 

Check out my photo contest!!!!

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post #2 of 5

Rate them a 10 on egg production of nice large brown eggs, consistent layers.   Temperament is iffy, very bossy and demanding but I kinda like that attitude.  Very hardy breed and excellent for crossing.   Most of my roosters are too aggressive but again that is not always a bad thing when it comes to predators.

post #3 of 5

I would personally rate Rhode Island Reds about a 6. They are excellent layers; about on par with Australorps, and among brown egg layers only Sex Links with outlay these two breeds. However, unlike the Australorps and Orpingtons which are typically calm and gentle breeds, RIRs are often quite aggressive which brings up an interesting conundrum here and that is; are we talking about hatchery quality RIRs or heritage RIRs from a reputable breeder which are considerably superior to the hatchery quality RIRs. Unlike hatchery quality RIRs, heritage RIRs from reputable breeders are not nearly as apt to be aggressive and they are physically much superior with deeper bodies, darker mahogany feathering, and profuse black tail feathers.

post #4 of 5
Thread Starter 

Thanks @Eon69nc and @Michael OShayfor the FAST feedback!!! Anyone else???

Romans 3:23 – for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

Romans 10:9-10 – that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.

 

Check out my photo contest!!!!

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Romans 3:23 – for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.

Romans 10:9-10 – that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.

 

Check out my photo contest!!!!

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post #5 of 5
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Originally Posted by austrolover1 View Post
 

Thanks @Eon69nc and @Michael OShayfor the FAST feedback!!! Anyone else???


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