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US vs UK Lines Rhode Island Red: What’s the Difference

US vs UK Lines Rhode Island Red: What’s the Difference

Chickens
You may have heard about the RIR UK line or RIR US line online but have no idea what is the difference between the two. Or perhaps someone is selling a Rhode Island Red chicken with a US or UK line connected to it. In this article, we are going to explain the buzz around this controversial and rather intriguing topic – the so-called Rhode Island Red UK Line and Rhode Island Red US line. Breed Profile The Rhode Island Red was developed in the US state of Rhode Island in the 1890s. Crossing a large variety of other breeds including the Buff Cochin, Langshan, Black Red Malay, Hamburg, and Rose comb Leghorns together created the Rhode Island Red. They are recognized by their beautiful mahogany plumage, bright yellow legs, and brick-shaped body. Rhode Island is another bird created for both m...
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) ...