RIR or BR

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by The Breaker, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. I want to now whate is the best cold hardy hen BR or RIR.
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    They are equally cold hardy. I like the BRs better because they deal with confinement better than RIRs, so when there is a ton of snow they handle being closed up inside better.

    Good luck.
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    I have them both. Both cold hardy, with a very slight nod toward the BR. My RIRs are mouthy. I do not know if this is typical.
     
  4. hispoptart

    hispoptart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have both and love both breeds, but my RIR's lay more eggs.
     

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