Rhode Island Red

$2.40$3.75

Rhode Island Red Chickens are considered a dual-purpose breed but are primarily used for brown egg production.   As the name suggests, this breed was developed in Rhode Island.   This is the state’s official bird!  Rhode Island Red hens are calm and are among some of the the best heritage layers.  Hens can lay around 240-280 large brown eggs annually.  Rhode Island Red chicks are dark red with some having darker streaks down the back.  The wing tips, chest and abdomen are lighter with the wing tips appearing white.  Rhode Island Red chickens have single combs and clean, yellow legs and feet.  The adult plumage is dark mahogany red with a black tail.  Roosters may become aggressive.  Males and females are lovely shades of deep mahogany red.  Rhode Island Red chickens are hardy in all climates, and are do well free ranging or in confinement.

Approx. 240-280 Lg Brown Eggs/Yr | Mature WT: Males 8 1/2# & Females 6 1/2# 

Available February – September

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

Minimums – Not Sexed = 3
Female = 3
Male = 1
Total of 3 birds to ship

Qty Female St Run Male
3+ $3.75 $2.85 $2.40
6+ $3.60 $2.75 $2.35
15+ $3.45 $2.65 $2.30
25+ $3.35 $2.45 $2.25
50+ $3.30 $2.40 $2.20
100+ $3.25 $2.35 $2.15

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There is a small order fee ($25.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry.

Please note that our online availability is only updated once a week.  We allow you to select a desired hatch week but those dates are NOT guaranteed.  Actual ship dates may vary depending on the breeds and quantities selected.

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Rhode Island Red Chickens are considered a dual-purpose breed but are primarily used for brown egg production.   As the name suggests, this breed was developed in Rhode Island.   This is the state’s official bird!  Rhode Island Red hens are calm and are among some of the the best heritage layers.  Hens can lay around 240-280 large brown eggs annually.  Rhode Island Red chicks are dark red with some having darker streaks down the back.  The wing tips, chest and abdomen are lighter with the wing tips appearing white.  Rhode Island Red chickens have single combs and clean, yellow legs and feet.  The adult plumage is dark mahogany red with a black tail.  Roosters may become aggressive.  Males and females are lovely shades of deep mahogany red.  Rhode Island Red chickens are hardy in all climates, and are do well free ranging or in confinement.
Approx. 240-280 Lg Brown Eggs/Yr | Mature WT: Males 8 1/2# & Females 6 1/2# 
  • Poultry Show Class: American Class
  • Weights: Hen:  6 1/2 lbs      Rooster:  8 1/2 lbs
  • Purpose and Type: Production, Eggs & Meat
  • Color of Egg Shell: Brown
  • Egg Production: 240-280 eggs per year
  • Egg Size: Large
  • Temperament: Active
  • Broody: Variable
  • Country of Origin: United States, Rhode Island
  • APA: Yes, Recognized by the American Standard of Perfection
  • ALBC: Recovering Status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed

Please note that our online availability is only updated once a week.  We allow you to select a desired hatch week but those dates are NOT guaranteed.  Actual ship dates may vary depending on the breeds and quantities selected.

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Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

February 21, 2022, February 28, 2022, March 7, 2022, March 14, 2022, March 21, 2022, March 28, 2022, April 4, 2022, April 11, 2022, April 18, 2022, April 25, 2022, May 2, 2022, May 9, 2022, May 16, 2022, May 23, 2022, May 30, 2022, June 6, 2022, June 13, 2022, June 20, 2022, June 27, 2022, July 4, 2022, July 11, 2022, July 18, 2022, July 25, 2022, August 1, 2022, August 8, 2022, August 15, 2022, August 22, 2022, August 29, 2022, September 5, 2022, September 12, 2022, September 19, 2022, September 26, 2022, October 3, 2022