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.
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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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A scientific team working in the Department of Poultry Production developed an improved indigenous chicken cross-breed by crossing naked neck-chicken, black Australorp and Rhode Island Red.
A scientific team working in the Department of Poultry Production has developed an improved indigenous chicken cross-breed by crossing naked neck-chicken, black Australorp and Rhode Island Red.
The number of alleles and effective alleles obtained from pure layer lines in the present study (Table 2) are lower than the number of alleles reported by Rajkumar et al [5] for the Rhode Island Red line and WL lines (3.27 and 4.23, respectively).
This study was conducted with the aim of comparing the quality and sensory attributes of eggs from different chicken genotypes in Pakistan (Fayoumi, White Leghorn, Aseel, Rhode Island Red, Naked Neck, and White Plymouth Rock).
The beneficiaries were given crosses of the Rhode Island Red breed of chicken by FAO.
Many confuse this breed with the Rhode Island Red, which makes sense because it was originally developed from Rhode Island Red stock.
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.
Abstract: A 2-year-old, 3.8-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.
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.

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