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final question-plymonyh rocks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by thesteven, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. thesteven

    thesteven Out Of The Brooder

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    been browesing the net andd noticed that plymonth rocks and domiinques look the same,usally egg layers, and also there history crosses, are the samr bird , like jersey giants- black giants-white giants? or do they look the same and are completely differant
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

  3. thesteven

    thesteven Out Of The Brooder

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    than you, speckled hen, sorry wrong thread, i guess your the mod,ya moved it,thanx again
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You're welcome. [​IMG]
     
  5. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually Plymouth rock is the breed and barred is a color in the breed. It is the first color made there are 7 total. Doms are only one color.
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Quote:Yup. True. The body types and combs are different. The barring is just on one variety of Plymouth Rock. I just raise BRs, so they are the first thing I think of, LOL.
     
  7. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep and barred rocks are So popular that it is Not suprizing that people think of it as an only breed. The other most popular is white and the other 5 colors are very rare in the plymouth rocks. They are buff, partridge, columbian and sliver penciled. Some it is next to impossible to find breeders for these 5 colors.
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yes, and the Silver Pencilled are so handsome! Dick Horstmann used to breed those and I think he still does. Sells on Eggbid.
     
  9. QuailHollow

    QuailHollow Chillin' With My Peeps

    For comparison in feathering - here is my Barred Rock Rooster:

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  10. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Nice SQ Barred Rock there, QuailHollowP&P. [​IMG] I was able to get some hatching eggs from Dick Horstman earlier this year. The stock I hatched looks very promising!
     

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