The 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.
Primary use: dual-purpose meat/eggs
Egg production (annual): 280
Egg size: Large
Recognized variety: Black Frizzle, Blue, Partridge, Barred, Buff, Columbian, Silver Penciled, Black, White
Egg color: Brown, Light Brown