Red and White Created by 1lpoock
Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed:
It was developed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. It came from the Malay breed, because of this, Rhode Island Reds attained their deep color. Rhode Island Reds can produce 200 to 300 eggs per bird in a twelve-month laying period and begin laying early as well. Can have a single or rose comb. This beautiful breed does everything exceptionally well. They lay very well, they can be used for meat, and they are very cold hardy and also hardy in the heat. ***Interesting fact- This breed is actually rhode island's state bird!