Plymouth Rock
Other Names:
Rocks, Barred Rocks
Origin:
North America
Egg Color:
Brown
Egg Size:
Large
Avg # eggs:
200/yr
Climate:
Cold hot
Comb:
Single
Standard Cock Size:
4.30 kg
Standard Hen Size:
3.40 kg
Bantam Cock Size:
1.02 kg
Bantam Hen Size:
0.91 kg

Plymouth Rock

Plymouth Rock chickens are one of the larger breeds, that originated in the United States in the 1880s. They are a hardy, dual-purpose breed. The hens are known to go broody and tend to make good mothers.

References

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plymouth_Rock_chicken
  2. http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/poultry/chickens/plymouthrock