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Availability Display below is for the next several hatches. This breed is available for future dates. You can pick the date during the check out process. Green: available. Blue: limited availability. Red: not available.
|Egg Size:||extra large|
|Weeks to Maturity:||19|
|Likely to sit on eggs:||not at all likely|
|Bird Size:||extra large|
|Male Mature Weight:||8.5 lbs|
|Female Mature Weight:||6.5 lbs|
As a reminder, to help ensure a safe arrival to you, the minimum number of chicks for each order prior to April 1st is 25. On and after April 1st, the minimum number of chicks required is 15. You can mix and match any type of baby chick in your order to reach the applicable chick minimum order. If ordering any bantams, we require a minimum of 15 bantams per order.
At what age do Rhode Island reds start to lay and when do we need to start feeding laying pellets ?
Rhode Island Reds typically begin laying around 18-24 weeks of age. It is suggested to begin providing layer feed and oyster shell by 16 weeks of age.
What does production strain mean?
They are not a purebred but are developed for their increased egg production - production strain.
Do you sell crossbred layers?
Our Rhode Island Reds are a production strain.Show all Questions and Answers
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