Temperament: Friendly and quiet
Egg Colour: cream and tinted eggs
Laying Ability: average
Heavy/Light Breed: heavy breed
Chick ID: chicks are predominately black with a white spot on back of their heads. As they feather wings tips start to bar.
Heavy breed don’t start laying till about 24 weeks old. Do lay well once up and going.
Plymouth rocks come in both dark barred and light barred. There is also some other colours but they are very rare in Australia.
this breed was developed in America as a dual purpose bird being good layers and good table bird.
They are docile and because of their size do not fly well. Make great backyard birds
2 Weeks Old