Anoka Independent Grain & Feed
Anoka Independent Grain & Feed

Store Location

Anoka Independent

Grain & Feed
2315 2nd Ave North
Anoka, MN 55303

Phone: 763 421-3160
Fax: 763-427-3507


Store Hours

Mon. - Fri.

9 am – 5:30 pm


9 am – 1 pm

Sun. Closed

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Rhode Island Red Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts
*Heritage Breed

Rhode Island Red Chicken Breed Information:

Originated in Rhode Island and recognized as a distinct breed in 1904. The Single Comb Rhode Island Red Chicken is our most popular breed for egg production. They are also known to be a good winter layer.

Chicken Facts:

  • Weights -   Hen-----7 1/2 lbs     Rooster------9 1/2 lbs
                    Pullet---4-6 lbs        Cockerel----7-8 lbs
  • Purpose - Dual Purpose: egg laying and meat production
  • Egg Color - Brown
  • Egg Production - Prolific: 250 - 300 eggs per year
  • Country of Origin -United States ( Rhode Island )
  •  APA: -Yes, Recognized by the American Standard of Perfection
  • ALBC: -Recovering Status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed
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