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Rhode Island Red

Category: Chickens | Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 4:59 pm

We have two Rhode Island Red hens. I affectionately named them Lucy and Ethel. Lucy is the only one of our chickens that will actually let me touch her. She can be a little aggressive if some kind of treat is offered. In fact, my wife had some bread and she flew up and snatched a piece out out of her hand. It was a spectacular sight, but my wife was not impressed.

Lucy ( photo / image / picture from eclecticgarden's Garden )

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Frank wrote on Thu Oct 30, 2014 9:21 pm:

I read your blog entry to my Mom EG. From the photo she correctly guessed Rhode Island. I love their names :-)

Cayuga Morning wrote on Thu Oct 30, 2014 10:49 pm:

Lucy looks like she is the queen of the yard, proudly strutting around!

mart wrote on Fri Oct 31, 2014 5:33 pm:

I raised RIR`s years ago. A better chicken is hard to find.


lawnmowerwizard wrote on Wed Dec 10, 2014 7:55 am:

Agreed, had 6 of these at a time at the folk's place for years, cannot go wrong with them.

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