Blue Plymouth Rock

Hatchery: Art's hatchery
Minimum Shipped Quantity: 15

Blue Plymouth Rock

Hatchery: Art's hatchery
Minimum Shipped Quantity: 15

Straight Run
QtyPrice
Up to 24$2.50
25 - 49$2.00
50 - 74$1.75
75 - 99$1.50
100+$1.30

Next Available Ship Date: 2/19/2020 *

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Males
QtyPrice
Up to 24$1.45
25 - 49$1.25
50 - 74$1.00
75 - 99$0.90
100+$0.85

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Females
QtyPrice
Up to 24$3.50
25 - 49$3.00
50 - 74$2.90
75 - 99$2.75
100+$2.50

Next Available Ship Date: 2/19/2020 *

Quantity:  
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12/18/2019
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12/25/2019
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1/1/2020
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1/8/2020
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1/15/2020
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1/22/2020
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1/29/2020
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2/5/2020
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2/12/2020
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2/19/2020
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2/26/2020
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3/4/2020
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3/11/2020
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3/25/2020
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4/1/2020
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4/8/2020
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4/15/2020
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4/22/2020
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4/29/2020
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5/6/2020
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DESCRIPTION

Blue Plymouth Rock Chicken Facts

The Blue Plymouth Rock chicken is a cross between a native Andalusian male and Plymouth Barred Rock female. The combination of two heritage breeds ensures vigor. Its blue-gray and lavender plumage make it an exceptionally attractive bird. This


Weight

The standard weight for a Rock hen is 4.5 lbs to 5.5 lbs pounds, while a rooster can weigh 6-6.5 pounds.

Good for

Known as a dual-purpose breed, The Blue Plymouth Rock Chickens are known for their egg production and the ability to perform well under less than ideal conditions. 

Temperament

Owners describe these chickens as sweet, calm, and docile. Blue Plymouth Rock chickens are curious and always checking their surrounding environment. Although they do well when confined, they are happier free-ranging.

Egg Production

Prolific layers, Blue Plymouth Rocks can produce nearly 300 large to extra-large brown eggs per year.

Time to Maturity

Plymouth Rocks chicks will mature around 20 weeks and be used as a dual purpose breed. Hens will typically begin to lay eggs at 18-20 weeks. 


Breed FAQs

Are Plymouth Rock chickens good layers?

An average hen will lay four eggs a week translating to from 280 to 300 eggs a year. Eggs are light brown and lay Large to X-Large eggs.  

Are Plymouth Rock chickens friendly?

If you spend time with them to build a relationship, Blue Plymouth Rocks are trusting and will make a great addition to your family. 

What is the origin of Blue Plymouth Rock chickens

The Blue Plymouth Rocks are a simple cross between two solid Heritage Breeds.

The Parent Female is a Barred Rock one of America's oldest chicken breeds. It was first seen in Massachusetts in 1849. Rocks got their name in great measure because they are thought to be ancestors of Plymouth Rock. During World War 2 it became the country's main source of chicken meat and eggs. 

The Parent Male is an Andalusian one of the Worlds oldest rugged breeds. The Andalusian Breed originates from South West Spain 

Availability

Shipping begins mid-July and continues through the middle of December. You can select from straight runs, male or female Rocks.

Great layer. Great meat. Great family friend. What else could you ask for? Order your Blue Plymouth Rock chicks today and begin to enjoy all they have to offer.