16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience

Sometimes when you are hungry you are willing to stick your head even through a cyclone fence. "The Rhode Island Red were originally bred in Adamsville, a village located in the town of Little Compton, Rhode Island. Adamsville is adjacent to Westport, Massachusetts, where some of the original breeders lived. One of the foundation sires of the breed was a black-breasted red Malay cock which was imported from England. This cock is on display at the Smithsonian Institution as the father of the Rhode Island Red breed."

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 04.2018
Photo Location: Melbourne, Australia
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Copyright: © Peter Virag