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Rhinelander Chicken

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Other common names: Rheinländerhuhn; Rijlander, Rheinlander,

The basics:
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.

Types: Bantam, Largefowl
Varieties (Rosecomb): Black, Blue, Cuckoo, Golden Necked, Partridge, Silver Partridge, Silver Necked, White
Uses: Eggs
Weight: 5.5 - 6.5 lbs
Personality: Active, but will tame with handling.
Broody: No
Preferred climate: Cool
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Very Good (4/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Extra Large

green shimmer,exhibition purposes

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from breeders/sellers

(Breeders and sellers have to jump through hoops to get RightPet listings, literally, we make them do circus tricks. Unfortunately no one has met our high acrobatic standards for this animal yet, but hopefully they will soon!)

from shelters/rescues

(We've had no luck finding any of these frisky fellas so far, even though we've put up wanted posters and everything! But don't worry, we're working on it!)

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