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Barred Plymouth Rock in the Philippines: What You Need to Know

Barred Plymouth Rock in the Philippines: What You Need to Know

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Barred Plymouth Rock or commonly called BPR  is one of the most popular chicken breeds in the Philippines but unknown to many, of all Plymouth, Barred Rocks in the country, only 20% of them could be possibly true BPRs. There are many chicken breeds similar to Plymouth Barred Rock that we are going to explain below. The Barred Plymouth Rock is an American breed of domestic chicken. It was first seen in Massachusetts in the nineteenth century, and for much of the early twentieth century was the most popular chicken breed in the United States. It is a dual-purpose breed, raised both for its meat and for its brown eggs. It is resistant to cold, easy to manage, and a good sitter. Breed Characteristics The Barred Plymouth Rock has a single comb with five points; the comb, wattles, and ear-l...