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The Plymouth Rock is one of the best all-rounder chickens you’re likely to find.
Its a prolific egg-layer, it’s great as a table bird, and it’s a fantastic backyard chicken for families.
Find out all you could ever want to know about the Plymouth Rock chicken with our comprehensive guide!

The lifespan of the Plymouth Rock depends on how well they are cared for, and the quality of life that they enjoy.

A standard Barred Plymouth Rock will generally live for approximately 6-8 years, but have been known to reach 10-12 years.

Plymouth Rock’s are classed as a ‘dual purpose’ breed, meaning they are good for both egg production and as a meat bird.

The Barred Plymouth Rock is a common breed at reruthpoultry & found all over the world.

They are eggs-tremely popular because of their sweet nature and productive egg-laying.

The Plymouth Rock was introduced in the late 1900s, and was named after the town of its origin – Plymouth! The breed quickly rose in popularity across UK because of their great egg-laying capabilities, and the fact that they are also good table birds.

At one point in time they were among the most common chicken breeds  In the 1950’s, when factory farming and commercial chicken production was becoming more prevalent, the Plymouth Rock was crossed with a number of other breeds – so true, breed harder to find

Presently, there are many breeders worldwide who focus on pure-breeding Plymouth Rock’s and redruthpoultry is working on bringing the authentic breed back.

Fun Facts
A very popular farm chicken in the UK  don’t need to be confined by large fences
Do well in confined areas – another reason why they are the perfect backyard chickens

The Plymouth Rock is one of the most popular breed we sell It also produces a large number of large brown eggs, making it a great dual purpose breed. Plymouth Rocks are also commonly used as family backyard pets because they are so lovely in nature we sell P O L Hens £16 each