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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

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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...