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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) ...