Rhodeisland Red

By LauraSBale · Jan 11, 2012 ·
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    • Class- American
    • Standard- Bantam
    • Colors- Red and White
    • Comb Type- Single and rose comb varieties, single comb medium to large, with five points longer in the middle than the ends of the comb. Rose comb, larger in the males, females are smaller
    • Skin/Foot Color- Yellow
    • Wattles- Medium, bright red
    • Earlobes- Medium, bright red
    • Clean/Feathered Feet- Clean
    • Number of Toes- 4
    • Other Physical Characteristics- Plumage is rich dark red. Tail is mostly black, may have some red by the saddle or edges. Wings are mainly red with Black Highlights.
    • Egg Color- Brown
    • Weight- Cockle 8.5 lbs, Pullet 6.5 lbs. Bantam Cockle 34 oz, Pullet 30 oz.
    • Conservation Study- Recovering
    • Cold Hardness- Very good
    • Broody/Mothering Ability- They don't normal go broody but if they do they make good moms
    • General Temperament- Normal calm, Roos can be aggressive
    • Additional Notes- They are great egg layers can be used as a dual propose bird. Do will with confinement or free range
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