[FONT=arial,helvetica,sans-serif]The Plymouth Barred Rock[/FONT]
The Plymouth Rock is a breed of chicken that was Originated In the USA, as the name "Plymouth Rock" , suggests. It comes in seven different varieties, Buff, Blue, White, Colombian, Silver Penciled, Partridge, and the Most Famous, Barred Rock. It is a bird who is very hardy in the winter and in the summer. It is a Dual Purpose Breed, that is mainly used as a layer of eggs similar in color to the Buff Orpignton and Rhode Island Red. It is also a Meat Bird with a Nice Yellow Skin. Although the Standard Size of the Barred Rock is not commomly showed, there is a Bantam Varirty that has Much Finer Barring. This nice barring can be found in some standard sized birds. If you want examples of those, Check Rodriguez Poultry's Website.
Although they are very similar, Barred Rocks and Dominiques are not the same breed. Barred Rocks have a single comb.
This is A Picture of The Standard Of Perfection.
Brewster ( Belongs to Plymouth Rocker)
Name: Unknown, Belongs To Cloverlaef Farm