The Rhode Island Red is a prized pure breed chicken and Rhode Island’s state bird for a reason. These beautiful chickens are one of the most popular breeds for backyard chicken coops and hobbyists alike. While they are primarily used for egg production, this dual-purpose breed is an excellent choice whether you are looking to produce eggs or meat. They also make wonderful pets and backyard companions. With an annual egg production of 200 to 280 large brown eggs per hen, the Rhode Island Red will keep you fully stocked and well-fed. For adult roosters, the average weight is around 8.5lbs while the average weight of the hens is 6.5lbs. This hardy chicken breed has a lifespan of 5 to 8 years, longer with proper care and health management. Rhode Island Reds are an APA recognized breed & are shown in the American Class. Our Rhode Island Reds are bred and raised with health standards outmatched by many other chicken hatcheries ensuring you will receive happy, healthy chicks with a live arrival guarantee. We at Valley Hatchery take pride in our chicken hatchery and strive for providing the healthiest chickens for sale, no matter the breed.
Rhode Island Red Started Pullet
Started Pullets are 15-20 weeks old at the time of shipment. Started Pullets ship on Tuesdays. All Started Pullets have been vaccinated for Mareks Disease. Looking for Rhode Island Red Chicks? Click here!
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If ordering multiple breeds, orders are scheduled for when all breeds on the order are available to ship together. You MUST select matching shipping months when adding pullets to your cart.
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