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Rhinelander Chicken

Other name(s):
 Rheinländerhuhn; Rijlander

Scientific name: Gallus gallus domesticus

Country / Place of origin: Germany

History: The Rhinelander is a German breed that was created by Dr. Hans Rudolf von Langen in the 1980’s. To create the breed he took Italian chickens and crossed them to local birds from Eifel, Germany. The Rhinelander won the first German egg-laying competition in 1908.

Owners say:
green shimmer, exhibition purposes
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My mother had one Rhinelander when I was younger. Pri...
Review by: Kerri (21) May 26, 2013 02:49
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