Niederrheiner chickens ; It was created by German merchant Jobs, who is considered the “father” of the breed. Jobs, in the 1940s, used the North Holland Blue race, which he crossed with Malines, also called “Mechelen”. Later he also used Plymouth and Orpington breed chickens. Over time, Mister Jobs managed to choose different color variants. The German geneticist Regenstein also played an important role in the selection of the Lower Rhine race called upon by Jobs.
- Rooster : 3.5 – 4.0 kg
- Hen : 2.5 – 3.0 kg
200 yellow to light brown eggs weighing 55-61 grams.
In the bantam of the Lower Rhine there is also a well-known minor species belonging to the same special unit.
Also known by the names : Basso Reno, Neder-rijnshoen, Dolnorienska, Dolnorýnske