Breed Rating (35 Reviews)
The Gingernut Ranger is a Rhode Island Red crossed with a Light Sussex. They have a deep breast, neatly tucked wings and an upward pointing tail. The legs are featherless and are pale yellow. They have 4 toes. The comb is a medium size and the face is smooth and red with medium wattles and earlobes.
The Gingernut Ranger is a prolific egg layer and lays large brown eggs. They are placid, friendly and inquisitive. They are also exceptionally easy to tame and will follow you around when you are in the garden. They are hardy birds who are very happy free ranging and love to forage. They make excellent pets for children due to their gentle nature and friendliness.
The plumage of the Gingernut Ranger is rich red with either black or white tail feathersTweet
Gingernut Ranger For Sale
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Gingernut Ranger - Point Of Lay Hen - Columbian Blacktail
Description: Lovely Gingernut Rangers for sale they are fully vaccinated and wormed. Really friendly birds and great layers-hundreds a year!
Point of lay, fully vaccinated hybrid hens
Description: We sell a variety of POL hens, prices start from £13.50 for a 16 week old fully vaccinated bird. We also sell the Eglu Go and Go UP, plus all the necessary chicken accessories for red mite etc, so if you would like to view, please give us a call. Visits are by appointment only. Call 07963 013597 or visit out website www.southmead-poultry.co.uk for further details.
Columbian Blacktail - Gingernut Ranger Hybrid hen
Description: Blacktails are a hybrid derived from the Rhode Island Red and Light Sussex breeds. They lay a large light brown egg. Blacktails are also know as Columbian Blacktails (The Columbian reference comes from the darker feathering that they sometimes have around their necks), they are also sold as British Blacktails, Gingernut Rangers & Red Rangers. Blacktails lay a brown medium to large egg (63 grams average) and they start to lay at around 21 weeks old. In carefully managed conditions thay can lay 280 – 300 eggs per year. Compared to other Hybrids they are a medium weight bird typically reaching about 2.2kg by 72 weeks. Blacktails supplied from the Poultry Paddock come from vaccinated parent stocks that are regularly tested for samonella to comply with European Regulation (EC) No 2160/2003. They also go through a vaccination programme over a 14 week period to protect them from Marek, multiple strains of Infectious Bronchitis (IB), Newcastle disease and infectious bursal disease (IBD).