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Edible Rhody KIDS Spring 2015

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WRITTEN AND DESIGNED BY ANISA RAOOF

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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

“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.

July 4, 2015

South County Museum

100 Strath more St., Narragansett, Rl

401.783.5400

SouthCountyMuseum.org

R is for Rhode Island Red: A Rhode Island Alphabet

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(Sleeping 8ear Press, 2005)

by Mark R. Allio

Illustrated by Mary Jane Begin

Discover the wonders of the Ocean State letter by letter.

TYPES OF CHICKENS WORD SEARCH

There are many different breeds of chickens and they look different too. Some have funny plumage on their heads, some even lay colored eggs! Can you find the names of 11 chicken breeds in the scramble below?

ANDALUSIAN • ARAUCANA • BANTAM • CORNISH CROSS

DORKING • JERSEY GIANT • LEGHORN • PLYMOUTH ROCK

POULET ROUGE • REDCAP •·RHODE ISLAND RED

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We’ve got a delicious recipe online for a cheddar cheese omelet. Just click on the chef’s hat at EdibleRhody.com.

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