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The Rhode Island Red is renowned for its egg laying talents, hardy qualities and laid-back personality. This chook will make a wonderful addition to any backyard flock! Check out our top 5 reasons on why we adore these girls here, http://www.backyardchickencoops.com.au/5-reasons-to-love-rhode-island-red-chickens #loveyourchickens #rhodeislandred #rhodeislandredchickens

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Urban Uses: Rhode Island Reds are excellent layers, producing five eggs per week. They are also known for their meat and are hardy enough for cold climates.

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Rhode Island Reds are an all round egg-ceptional breed. With their many amiable qualities these girls will be a pleasure to have in any backyard environment. Here are more reasons to love this excellent breed, http://www.backyardchickencoops.com.au/5-reasons-to-love-rhode-island-red-chickens #loveyourchickens #amiable #rhodeislandredchickens

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Did you know there are many endangered heritage breeds of poultry? You can help keep these heritage chicken breed bloodlines alive for future generations.

Rhode Island Reds - tough birds, resistant to illness, good at foraging and free ranging, and typically docile, quiet, and friendly. if raised properly and lovingly, they can be very loving, even affectionate. They will come when called or when they can see their owner and will walk with him/her just as a dog would. Rhode Island Reds and their hybrid descendants will happily sit on their owners laps, arms or even shoulders. These chickens care for each other as well, and often stay in a…

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from Cuteness.com

How to Raise Rhode Island Red Laying Hens

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