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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, great quality eggs
Challenging:
somewhat agitated rooster
Interesting:
floppy comb, magnificent hens, chicken coop, slugs, German bloodline
Overall review
  • Currently 100
3.8 (23)
BethanyH89
I have owned six New Hampshire Red chickens. We have ...
Review by: BethanyH89 (6) May 23, 2016 23:36
  • Currently 100
4.75
1 photo
Christal
Shirley is a free range, social bird who loves compan...
Review by: Christal (7) April 14, 2016 18:59
  • Currently 100
4.25
1 photo
cjcolello
Chickens are fairly low maintenance animals because t...
Review by: cjcolello (9) March 07, 2016 08:21
  • Currently 100
2.75
1 photo
oneway22
We had our NH chickens from small chicks and the day ...
Review by: oneway22 (18) February 13, 2016 13:18
  • Currently 100
1.75
2 photos
Hanne
These chickens are considered a dual purpose bird. Th...
Review by: Hanne (24) November 21, 2015 06:54
  • Currently 100
3.50
1 photo

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