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Barred Plymouth Rock History and Profile

Barred Plymouth Rock History and Profile

Poultry
Barred Rock, Plymouth Rock, or Barred Plymouth Rock (BPR or PBR chicken) is one of the most popular chicken breeds raised by Filipino heritage chicken breeders. It is only second to Rhode Island Red in terms of popularity and one of the widely available American heritage chicken breeds in the country although most are not truly pure breeds. Barred Rock Origin Plymouth Rock was developed in America in the middle of the 19th century and was first exhibited as a breed in 1869. Several individuals claimed its invention, using crosses of Dominique, Java, Cochin, and Brahma. The first Plymouth Rock was barred and other varieties developed later. The Breed became popular very rapidly, and in fact, until World War II, no breed was ever kept and bred as extensively as the Barred Plymouth Rock. I...
Barred Plymouth Rock in the Philippines: What You Need to Know

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

Poultry
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-lobes...