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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If a hen with barred feathers is mated with a red-colored rooster, such as a Rhode Island Red or New Hampshire Red, the male offspring will be barred, and the females will be a black color with a few blotches of red, when mature.
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He said that development and conservation of local Naked Neck breed and hybridizing with Rhode Island Red and Black Australorp would help us to develop high producing dual purpose breed for rural areas.
8-kg male Rhode Island red rooster was examined for lameness and progressive swelling of the right foot of several month's duration.
He also had all types of chickens, and names like Rhode Island Red, Rhode Island White, Australorp and Leghorn were everyday terms for us and we were expected not only to recognise them, but to identify their eggs as well.
Some 300 eggs are laid weekly by the 45 Rhode Island Red chickens, many of which are sent to The Clink restaurants at nearby HMP High Down and Brixton prisons.
Fayoumi and Rhode Island Red breeds were preferred for egg production, Desi and Naked Neck for broodiness and disease resistance while Aseel breed was highly ranked for its aggressiveness and economic value.
Derek also took the award for his Rhode Island Red bantam male.
The first commercial farm using those hens was in Little Compton, Rhode Island, and the breed became known as Rhode Island Red.
The customer and friends were left Rhode Island Red faced after witnessing the worker put his foot in it.
The Rhode Island Red is the best-known and most successful dual-purpose U.

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