Barred Plymouth Rock Chickens are an old-time favorite brown egg layer as well as a popular dual-purpose breed. The Plymouth Rock breed is very friendly and does well in cold weather. Plymouth Rock Chickens are a high producer of brown eggs, have a meaty body, a docile personality, and good hardiness in all climates, making them much desired in all flocks. These lovely birds have black and white barred feathers, with the roosters slightly lighter in color than the hens. Read more about the Barred Plymouth Rock Chicken on our Breed Spotlight over on the Meyer Hatchery Blog.
Average mature weight: Hens 7.5 lbs; Roosters 9.5 lbs