Rhode Island Red


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Rhode Island Red

n.
Any of an American breed of domestic chickens having dark reddish-brown feathers.

Rhode Island Red

n
(Breeds) a breed of domestic fowl, originating in America, characterized by a dark reddish-brown plumage and the production of brown eggs

Rhode` Is′land Red′


n.
one of an American breed of chickens having dark reddish brown feathers and producing brown eggs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Rhode Island Red - American breed of heavy-bodied brownish-red general-purpose chickenRhode Island red - American breed of heavy-bodied brownish-red general-purpose chicken
Gallus gallus, chicken - a domestic fowl bred for flesh or eggs; believed to have been developed from the red jungle fowl
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MAIN AWARDS: POULTRY: D Howells, Welsummer and Rhode Island Red.
Animals belonging to nine different breeds (White Cornish, Red Cornish, White Rock, New Hampshire, Rhode Island Red, Barred Plymouth Rock, Hinaidori, Tosajidori and Tsushimajidori) were examined in this study.
Rhode Island Red headed straight for the goose tent.
4 1/2 pounds boned Rhode Island Red chicken meat [*]
Helping them is Rocky (Mel Gibson), a fast-talking Rhode Island red who unwittingly dropped out of the sky and into their claw-biting predicament.
The role of Rocky, a Rhode Island Red rooster, is in Chicken Run, the first full-length feature from the Wallace And Gromit team.
My Rhode Island red rooster calls "took, took, took" in varying rhythms and tonal qualities, so I suspect he communicates even more than, "Here's food.
The Rhode Island Red reached the top of the financial pecking order after a catalogue of fowl play rocked the idyllic village where she struts around.
One day he drove over the state line into Missouri, where he bought 500 Rhode Island Red chicks.
A few of the most popular breeds among Mississippi owners are Black Australorp, Rhode Island Red, Silver-Laced Wyandotte, and Old English Game (see "Finding the Right Breed for your Backyard," pg 142).
There were three ducklings along with buff chicks, Rhode Island Red chicks, Light Sussex chicks, baby Peking bantams and a baby silver Partridge.
Phylogenetic analysis grouped all the populations into two main clusters, representing i) the pure breeds, Dahlem Red and Rhode Island Red, and ii) the remaining six populations/strains.

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