Keeping the Rhode Island Red Hen for Eggs
Rhode Island Reds are great hens for laying, partially because they are both hardy and temperamentally sound for the novice keeper. Keeping a Rhode Island Red means not having your hand pecked off every time you collect eggs, so certainly the breed has merit no matter who wants to care for them. Of all the breeds, few in my opinion are as versatile, this is a strong, proven breed with years of heritage as rich as the color of their plumes. When starting out with egg chickens, there are a few things to keep in mind first, so do some looking into what keeping Red hens will mean for you.