Add this beautiful bird into your flock this year! Heritage Rhode Island Reds are an old-time American breed that is closely resembling to the Rhode Island Reds, but their plumage is considerably darker. These chickens are the most successful dual-purpose bird and remains an excellent farm chicken. They lay 200-300 eggs a year starting as early as 6 months of age. Their eggs are brown and medium to large in size.
The hens of this breed weigh over 6 pounds and the rooster over 8 pounds. The Heritage Rhode Island Reds is known for its hardiness and its ability to handle marginal conditions while still producing eggs. Some roosters may be aggressive at times. Most hens are peaceful and can become broody except within the strains that have been heavily selected for egg production.
We have these chicks coming in 5 times through out our chick season. Check out the schedule to see when you can pick up yours!