Rhode Island Red
Origin:
North America
Egg Color:
Brown
Egg Size:
Large
Avg # eggs:
300/yr
Climate:
Cold hot
Comb:
Single rose
Standard Cock Size:
3.60 kg
Standard Hen Size:
2.70 kg
Bantam Cock Size:
0.96 kg
Bantam Hen Size:
0.85 kg

Rhode Island Red

The Rhode Island Red breed was created by Dr. R. D. Crawford from 20 males and 50 females in 1985. It was developed from Asiatic black-red fowls of Shanghai, Malay and Java types, bred on the farms of Rhode Island Province.

References

  1. http://justfowlingaround.weebly.com/breed-profiles/category/rhode-island-red