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it seems there is hardly any fans of the rhode island red on here

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jonbanks, Aug 15, 2008.

  1. jonbanks

    jonbanks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    why is that? there is almost no info on the rir on this site
     
  2. sticks22

    sticks22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like RIR. I have 12 of them. They seem pretty mild breed, unlike my dominiques which are real shy and skittish.
     
  3. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    i have 23 rirs and love them i have had rirs for 20 years
     
  4. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have one RIR! She's sweet and my most "talkative" of the group. [​IMG]
     
  5. Alexis

    Alexis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have more RIR than anything else... I'm a BIG fan! I guess I don't talk about them much because they are pretty average (compared to my freakish polish crested monster-roo or my sweet little sultan girl) but there are sure a lot of us on this board that have plenty of info on them. If you need info, just ask - I bet there are many who'd love to share.

    Edited to add: Oh, and WELCOME to BYC!
     
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  6. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we love r.i.r here they are good birds [​IMG] and they lay big brown yummy eggs
     
  7. FloridaChickenChick

    FloridaChickenChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love my red girls! THey are big and smart and sweet.
     
  8. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    I love my 4 RiR's. Of my heavy breed chickens, one of the rir were the first to lay me an egg [​IMG]
     
  9. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Just look at my avatar. [​IMG]
     
  10. chicksgalore

    chicksgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have mostly RIR's too and I love them. They're very calm, good girls.
     

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