New Hampshire Chickens Another Perfect Breed For The Beginner.
New Hampshire Chickens Background & Appearance.
New Hampshire chickens are a favorite in the US and are rapidly gaining popularity in the UK. The New Hampshire Red is derived from the Rhode Island Red chicken by selective breeding of certain characteristics, for instance; rapid full feathering, large brown egg laying and fast maturity. Only the rhodies blood line was used.
Although the large bird was developed in the New England region, the bantam variety was developed in the Netherlands. (more…)