Editor's Choice
Group contributors
declan
2 points
United States
United Kingdom
RhodeRunner
55 points
NorthTree
8 points
United States
MiriamHart
11 points
Australia

All group contributors




Home > Livestock / poultry > Chickens > New Hampshire Chicken
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
4.1 (15)
declan
I ran a small poultry business using New Hampshire br...
Review by: declan (2) updated 13 days ago
  • Currently 100
2.75
1 photo
sarahabbott195
I've kept chickens for most of my life, I like the re...
Review by: sarahabbott195 (4) July 08, 2015 13:11
  • Currently 100
2.75
1 photo
RhodeRunner
Wonderful breed of poultry! We raise the German bloo...
Review by: RhodeRunner (55) updated June 09, 2015 14:10
  • Currently 100
5.00
3 photos
NorthTree
Henry came to us from a friend that had found her wan...
Review by: NorthTree (8) January 27, 2015 09:37
  • Currently 100
4.25
1 photo
MiriamHart
I have absolutely loved keeping New Hampshire chicken...
Review by: MiriamHart (11) December 23, 2014 18:10
  • Currently 100
4.75
1 photo

Copyright © 2015 Collective Wisdom Inc.
All rights reserved. Privacy Policy and Terms of Service