Plymouth rocks vs wyandottes

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ninny, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. ninny

    ninny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2007
    IL side of the QCA
    I am wondering as to the pros and cons of these breeds. I live in Illiniois so they must be winter hardy. They will be free ranging plus in breeding pens. The roosters must be friendly. I love the color choices in each. So how do they go up against each other?
  2. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
    Why choose one? Get both!
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I love my wyandottes. [​IMG]
  4. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
  5. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

    Aug 3, 2009
    I have both and they are both beautiful, friendly and curious. I myself have a soft spot for the Barred Rocks.

    As far as cold hardy goes, I think the Wyandottes have a slight edge there(I THINK).

    But like the other folks said, get both!

    The friendly rooster thing is a whole different story-that is kind of a crap shoot. There are many people on here with sweet, docile roos of all different breeds and many people with the more aggressive roos of all different breeds.

    Good luck with whatever you choose.

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