New Hampshire Reds were actually developed in the state of New Hampshire around the year 1915 using Rhode Island Reds as the foundation stock. They were once the leading breed used for the production of brown eggs and meat. Considered one of the fastest growing of the dual purpose breeds, they are a favorite in that category of the production of meat.
Weight (pullets): 8 lbs
Weight (males): 10 lbs
Eggs: Brown /Large
Egg Production: Good
Hardiness: Cold Hardy
Disposition: Very Docile
Minimum Total Chick Order: 15 Chicks (Minimum 5 per breed)*
* Although we offer this breed and others in groups of 5, we require a minimum order of 15 chicks from 1 breed or a combination of 3 breeds max (see "Small Order Specials" department to order fewer than 15 chicks).
Shipping Method: "CHICK SHIPPING" is the required shipping method to choose at checkout for all live chick orders.
Notification: Provide your preferred email address at checkout to enable notification of your chick ship date.
Additional Information: Please refer to FAQ "LIVE CHICKS" for additional chick shipping information.