Experience the iconic charm of Rhode Island Red Chicks at Valley Hatchery. Celebrated as Rhode Island’s state bird, these stunning chickens embody the essence of a pure breed. Ideal for both hobbyists and backyard chicken enthusiasts, Rhode Island Reds excel in egg production. This versatile, dual-purpose breed is not only a prolific egg layer but also an excellent source of meat. Beyond their utility, they make delightful pets and backyard companions, adding life and color to any setting.
At Valley Hatchery, we are proud to offer Rhode Island Red Chicks that boast an impressive annual egg production of 200 to 280 large, nourishing brown eggs. This breed’s adult roosters and hens weigh around 8.5lbs and 6.5lbs respectively, reflecting their robust nature. Remarkably hardy, these chickens typically enjoy a lifespan of 5 to 8 years, which can extend further with dedicated care and health management. As an APA recognized breed, they hold a prestigious place in the American Class.
The Rhode Island Red Chicken breed, an American classic, has its roots in Adamsville, Rhode Island, a fact commemorated by a famous historical monument. Since their inception, these chickens have gained nationwide admiration. Adorned with deep red feathers that shimmer with various shades and textures, they are a sight to behold. Their heritage is deeply embedded in American soil, making them a symbol of enduring American poultry tradition.
Proudly originating from the United States and specifically Rhode Island, these chickens were officially recognized as a distinct pure breed in 1904 by the American Standard of Perfection. Known for their exceptional brown egg laying capabilities, Rhode Island Red chickens are a top choice for backyard flocks. Their popularity stems not only from their egg-laying prowess but also from their remarkable hardiness, making them a sustainable heritage chicken breed.
Valley Hatchery’s commitment to quality is evident in our Rhode Island Reds. These chickens are bred and raised to meet the highest health standards, a testament to our dedication to providing only the healthiest chickens. When you choose Valley Hatchery, you’re choosing excellence – our Rhode Island Red Chicks come with a live arrival guarantee, ensuring you receive vibrant, healthy birds ready to thrive in your care.
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