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Gingernut Ranger Chickens

Gingernut Ranger History

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.

Gingernut Ranger Behaviour

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.

Gingernut Ranger Varieties

The plumage of the Gingernut Ranger is rich red with either black or white tail feathers

Gingernut Ranger Pictures

Chickens in garden with Omlet Eglu Cube large chicken coop in background
Hettie and Hilda
best mates
Autumn glowing in the sun
Friends sharing yogurt
Cuddly Ginger
Ginger the gingernut
Close up of this pretty girl
Living up to the name
Cup of tea?  Don't mind if I do!
Knock, knock!  Can we come in?
Elsie my Gingernut Ranger
Living up to her name, ranging the garden for bugs!
Young warren in the sun, with ginger soft feathers
Hugging a Gingernut Ranger, she's called Tikka.
Cracker :)
The great escape
No veg is safe!
Little Ginge
Ginger nut
The red chicken in a snow mound
Sunset Muddy Feet
Ginger - Stunner
Chicken in garden
Close up of chicken
Woodland hens free ranging

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Latest Reviews For Gingernut Ranger (5 of 42)

A Real Joy - Sue,

The Gingernut Ranger is an absolute joy to have in our garden; friendly, inquisitive, tame and so easy to look after. Safe for the little grandchildren to be around, weather resistant and lays well all year.

Awesome hens - Penninebothy,

Fantastic hens for the newbie chicken keeper; hardy, docile, inquisitive and friendly. Prolific egg layers. My first flock, established 3.5 years ago, consisted of 2 GNRs and 2 Speckledies - they have brought me so much joy. Whilst they are so gregarious and so loving , I would add a cautionary note that high-yielding hybrids are quite short-lived - prone to egg peritonitis, and because of their friendliness it REALLY hurts when they have to go. I have one Speckledy left; my now 20 strong flock (be warned- hen keeping is very, very addictive!) is now made up of pure breeds - it is harder to win their affection, but eventually you do.

Lovely birds - Leanne,

I have two gingernuts and they are amazing! Both are super friendly and lay everyday! Hettie the eldest likes to do her own thing however Hilda, will happily sit on your knee and cuddle. Two different personalities but both lovely in their own way. Highly recommend!

excellent breed - Devon,

excellent breed great as a pet beautiful eggs

Beautiful cheeky chick - Eileen,

14 weeks ago, I had 8 baby chicks hatch. The eggs came as a mixed selection so finding out the breeds has been an interesting journey. There was one lovely little chick I couldn't identify. I called her my "cheeky chick". She follows me everywhere and if I bend down, will take every opportunity to jump on my knee or back. I have recently found out she is a Gingernut and what an apt name for her. She is a wonderful bird and loves to be cuddled. I don't know about her egg laying yet as she is only a baby. I think she would be perfect for children.