RIR and Barred Rock thread!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Laci7210, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. Rhode Island Red

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  2. Barred Rock

    1 vote(s)
    100.0%
  1. Laci7210

    Laci7210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    431
    16
    101
    Apr 30, 2013
    We will combine these 2 breeds into 1 thread. I am going to get barred rocks and rhode island reds and I just wanted some info on them. Like egg production, how docile, etc. And which breed out of these 2 is better for egg production? Or you could just post pictures of what you have! Or give info on these breeds. Thanks[​IMG]
     
  2. DuckRaiser

    DuckRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

    8,972
    74
    243
    Jun 8, 2013
    Elmira Oregon
    My Coop
    Well, I have no RIR's but I LOVE my barred rocks! They are sweet, easy to tame, and good egg layers! I am proud of them! I have not had one mean hen and they all lay well! I don't know on flaw about them and I had them for a few years![​IMG]
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    We breed both of these birds. It makes an enormous difference as to whether you wish to discuss hatchery birds or bred to Standard, heritage type birds. The difference is pretty much night and day.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  4. DuckRaiser

    DuckRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

    8,972
    74
    243
    Jun 8, 2013
    Elmira Oregon
    My Coop
    Beautiful chickens!
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by