Rhode Island Whites
A Rose Comb Rhode Island White male
First offered to the public in 1903, RI Whites were admitted to the APA Standard in 1922. They carry the blood of Partridge Cochins, White Wyandottes and Rose Comb White Leghorns. The Whites should have the same distinctive horizontal oblong body carriage as the RI Reds. These fowl should only have rose combs.
This is a dual purpose breed with yellow skin and brown eggs.
Here's an SPPA article on the Rhode Island White
A female Rose Comb Rhode Island White
Another Rose Comb Rhode Island White hen
Photo courtesy of Fitch Farms
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