Same strain or new?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Our Roost, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Our Roost

    Our Roost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am recently purchasing some Plymouth Rock chicks this spring. The supplier was out of white hens and said only black rocks were available. Are barred rocks commonly called black rocks or are these chicks actually a new all black strain? I havent contacted the supplier as yet.
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure but, I think Rocks can be white, black, brown or barred. Same breed just different colors.
     

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