White Plymouth Rocks are a popular dual purpose breed. Known for both quality meat and large brown eggs, this docile breed makes an excellent backyard hen. White Plymouth Rocks have a single comb and tolerate both hot and cold climates well.
The White Plymouth Rock chicken was recognized as a distinct chicken breed and was recognized as a purebred chicken in the American Standard of Excellence in 1888.
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Plymouth Rock chickens lay over 200 large pinkish to medium brown eggs a year. Plymouth Rocks are also great for meat. This breed also produces an excellent source of meat and has a yellow complexion.