What can you tell me about French 'Rousse' Chickens?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kayachicken, Nov 4, 2014.

  1. kayachicken

    kayachicken Out Of The Brooder

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    We live in France (having moved from America) and unless we want to drive for hours we have to buy local farm stock: French 'rousses'. Does anyone know anything about these chickens? We know they're layers and basic info like that but some more would be appreciated [​IMG] Thank you (We had chickens in America before the move)
     
  2. Michael OShay

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    "Rousse" is the French word for "red," so they are reddish feathered chickens; most likely Rhode Island Reds or Production Reds. If that's the case, they will definitely be cold hardy and good layers.
     
  3. kayachicken

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    Thanks we'll see tomorrow [​IMG] all incredibly excited
     
  4. Michael OShay

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    If you can, post a pic for us after you get them.
     

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