Shipping Charges: 1 bird-$80.00 2 birds-$106.00 3 birds-$127.00 4 birds-$144.00These pullets have been vaccinated for Marek’s disease with no additional charge. Originated in Rhode Island, therefore it is the state bird of Rhode Island. It was recognized as a distinct pure chicken breed in 1904 by the American Standard of Perfection. The Single Comb Rhode Island Red chicken is our most popular breed for brown egg laying production. They are a popular chicken choice for backyard chicken flocks because of their egg laying abilities and hardiness. Rhode Island Red chicks are a good choice for raising baby chickens naturally. Cackle Hatchery®’s blood line or stain is a heritage chicken production type, and it has been bred pure by Cackle Hatchery® Farms since 1936. The Rhode Island Red is a true heritage chicken breed picked as a great choice for egg production. Many breeders breed the Rhode Island Red chicken for show, as a result these chicks are a little darker red and do not produce as many eggs. The Roosters usually weigh in at 8.5 pounds (3.9 kg), the Hens weigh slightly less at 6.5 pounds (2.9 kg), cockerel at 7.5 pounds (3.4 kg), and pullets at 5.5 pounds (2.5 kg). Developed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, early flocks often had both single and rose combed individuals because of the influence of Malay blood. Cackle Hatchery® only offers the single comb variety of the Rhode Island Red chicken breed (Production Type). Click here to view our guarantee on Started Pullets Not available for residents of Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico.