Edible Rhody Kids: Spring Chicks

By Anisa Raoof | March 01, 2015
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Spring Chicks

Fun Facts About the Rhode Island Red:

• The first Rhode Island Red was bred in Adamsville, Rhode Island in the 1880s.
• The Rhode Island Red Hen became Rhode Island's official state bird on May 3,1954.
• Rhode Island Reds are friendly chickens and have become the most popular breed in the U.S.
• One reason Rhode Island Reds are so popular is because they're good at laying eggs.

Rhode Island Red Annual Chick Hatch

To get up close and personal with the rare "Old-Type," heritage-breed Rhode Island Red, pay a visit to Living History Farm at the South County Museum in Narragansett. it hosts the annual Independence Day Chick Hatch where children of all ages can watch eggs hatch and hold the fuzzy little baby chicks.

South County Museum
100 Strath more St., Narragansett, Rl
401.783.5400
SouthCountyMuseum.org

Rhode Island Red Annual Chick Hatch

R is for Rhode Island Red: A Rhode Island Alphabet

by Mark R.AIlio and illustrated by Mary Jane Begin

Discover the wonders of the Ocean State letter by letter.

(Sleeping Bear Press, 2005)

TYPES OF CHICKENS WORD SEARCH

(click on word search)

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