Rhode Island Red

Looks - Their feathers are Mahogany dark red/brown lustre, bordering on black. Some have purple spots or green stripes. Rhode Island Red chickens have red/orange eyes and yellow feet. Chicks are a light red to tan colour with two dark brown bars running down their backs.

Personality -Rhode Island Red chickens are tough birds, resistant to illness, good at foraging, and are typically docile, quiet and friendly.

Eggs- Rhode Island Red chickens are excellent egg layers, producing up to 250 to 300 large, light brown eggs per year.