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What is Production Red Chicken

What is Production Red Chicken

Chickens
Production Red is the most talked-about chicken in the Philippines yet few online resources about the history of the breed can be found. Unlike Kabir, SASSO, Hubbard, and even Vantress that are produced by their respective companies, production red chickens are produced and bred by many hatcheries in North America. This is probably one of the reasons why there is massive confusion about the history and the early origin of this breed. Origins and Sources Many sources tell us that production red chickens are cross of Rhode Island Red and New Hampshire with some others saying strains of Rhode Island White and even Leghorns were added to maximize egg production. The following are some of the hatcheries that develop their own production red lines with their claim. Cackle Hatchery (USA) ...
Are Production Red Chickens Rhode Island Red (RIR)?

Are Production Red Chickens Rhode Island Red (RIR)?

Chickens
Surely, growing both American heritage and Philippine native chickens are gaining popularity. There is an increasing demand for American breeds like Rhode Island Red, Black Australorp, Orpingtons, Sussex, Brahma, Jersey Giant, and the like. Even dual-purpose hybrids like SASSO, Kabir, Dominant CZ, and Hubbard are getting more and more popular as many people want to grow chickens in their backyard – both for extra income, and a hobby. However, as the number of people who want to grow chickens increases, the confusion and arguments are also getting intense. As the argument between SASSO and Kabir remain an occasionally hot topic, the dispute between Rhode Island Red and Production Red is also getting attention. Many people who are selling Production Reds on Social Media are calling the...