Red Star is a cross breed of Rhode Island Red male and a Delaware female. These hens will mature with feathers that are reddish brown with flecks of white/tan throughout. At approximately 22 weeks these hens will start to lay and lay they will. We’re sure this hardy bird will become a favorite of yours as it lays eggs right through hot or cold weather. These are docile birds which make excellent pets/backyard flock. The chicks are sex-linked, ensuring you will get females.