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New Hampshire Chicken

New Hampshire Chicken


Other name(s):
 New Hampshire Red; NHR

Scientific name: Gallus gallus domesticus

Country / Place of origin: United States

History: In the early 1900’s the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Stations sought to create a Rhode Island Red chicken that produced more meat that matured faster. This resulted in the creation of the New Hampshire standard breed. There is also a smaller New Hampshire bantam breed.

Reviews
Owners say:
Wonderful:
excellent layers, Good Family Chicken, real dualpurpose bird, 4H showmanship bird
Interesting:
magnificent hens
Overall review
  • Currently 100
4.3 (11)
hisfarmgirl
This chicken was less flighty than my rhodies but not...
Review by: hisfarmgirl (36) May 12, 2014 10:35
  • Currently 100
3.00
1 photo
clatsopduck
New Hampshire chickens are very friendly and sociable...
Review by: clatsopduck (28) April 30, 2014 23:24
  • Currently 100
4.00
1 photo
somebodie
They say it's a bad idea to name your chickens, but w...
Review by: somebodie (6) April 22, 2014 21:16
  • Currently 100
4.75
1 photo
miranda199354
I was always told that chickens could be somewhat of ...
Review by: miranda199354 (19) October 31, 2013 21:01
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 comment
sdmathis
After moving to the country, my wife and I decided to...
Review by: sdmathis (8) updated September 30, 2013 19:24
  • Currently 100
5.00
1 photo

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