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 Production Red Chicken Rooster        

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Production Red Chicken Breed


Production Red Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts

Production Red Chicken Breed Information:

The Production Red Chicken is very similar to a Rhode Island Red Chicken only lighter in color.  The plumage color can vary from a red-dark red to a light red. They are a vigorous, hearty chicken that lays lots of large/x-large brown eggs. The Production Red Chicken breed is a cross of Cackle Hatcheries best Rhode Island Red chicken production line over Cackle Hatcheries best New Hampshire  chicken production line. This cross produces a very vigorous, healthy egg producing hen. This is not an exhibition show chicken but a great production laying hen and/or pet chicken for your backyard chickens.

Chicken Facts:       

  • Poultry Show Class:  Other Breed Class
  • Weights -  Hen -------7 lbs        Rooster------9 lbs
                      Pullet-------6  lbs      Cockerel-----8 lbs  
  • Purpose -  Egg Laying
  • Egg Shell Color - Brown
  • Egg Production - Prolific - 200-280 eggs per year  (*estimates only, see FAQ)
  • Country of Origin -United States (New England)
  • APA:  No
  • ALBC: No
  • BREEDER FARM SOURCE: “ Cackle Hatchery®  Poultry Breeding Farm” developing our bloodline or strain of Production Red’s since 1975.


Cackle Hatchery®  has these chickens for sale. If you would like just a few chicks for sale then check out our Small Poultry Order or City/Town Chicken Specials and also our Backyard Chicken Houses.

Minimum of 5 birds of each breed, variety, color, or sex. ONLY EXCEPTION: If you are ordering pullets, you may order 1 or 2 cockerels to go with them or UNLESS YOU ARE ORDERING ONE OF THE CITY-TOWN OR SMALL ORDER SPECIALS”

Straight Run, Pullets and Cockerels are shipped at 1 day of age, the chicks arrive at your post office at 2-3 days of age You MUST have a minimum order of 15 chicks total. 

Breed Group Quantity Price To Purchase
Production Red Straight Run 1-4 2.65
Production Red Straight Run 5-9 2.55
Production Red  Straight Run 10-14 2.50
Production Red  Straight Run 15-24 2.40
Production Red  Straight Run 25-49 2.25
Production Red  Straight Run 50-99 2.00
Production Red  Straight Run 100+ 1.85
Production Red Pullets 1-4 3.10
Production Red  Pullets 5-9 3.00
Production Red  Pullets 10-14 2.95
Production Red  Pullets 15-24 2.85
Production Red  Pullets 25-49 2.70
Production Red  Pullets 50-99 2.55
Production Red  Pullets 100+ 2.35
Production Red Cockerels 1-4 2.10
Production Red  Cockerels 5-9 2.00
Production Red  Cockerels 10-14 1.70
Production Red  Cockerels 15-24 1.60
Production Red  Cockerels 25-49 1.45
Production Red  Cockerels 50-99 1.30
Production Red  Cockerels 100+ 1.10

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