Gingernut Ranger Chicken

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Other common names: Meadowsweet Ranger Chicken; Warren Chicken; Calder Ranger Chicken; Bovans Goldline Chicken

The basics:
The Gingernut Ranger Chicken is a popular new crossbred chicken breed. It was
created by crossing the Light Sussex Chicken and the Rhode Island Red Chicken. It was bred to be a productive egg producer, and is today used commercially to produce an abundance of large brown eggs. They are available under a number of different names, based on the supplier / seller.

Types: Largefowl
Varieties (Single Comb): Hens are reddish with white flecking. Roosters are white with red flecking.
Uses: Eggs
Weight: 5.5 - 8 lbs
Personality: Gingernut Rangers are docile and make suitable family pets
Broody: Occasionally
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Excellent (5/week)
Egg color: Brown
Egg size: Jumbo

What else you should know:
Sex link chickens are very adaptable to non-cage operations and forage well. The hens start laying around five months of age, and can lay up to 320 eggs in their first year. After their first year of laying, hens slow down in production and are usually replaced by younger hens. Hybrid breeds are more likely to succumb to illness. It is often recommend to keep hybrid chicks on medicated starter, and vaccinate them for Mareks and Infectious Bronchitis.


good sized egg, fantastic pet chickens, friendly hen

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Gingernut Ranger Chicken

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