barred rock

Related to barred rock: Black chicken

barred rock

n.
Any of a variety of Plymouth Rock chickens having barred feathers.
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Probably the best-known sex-linked trait in poultry is black and white barring of the feathers, as is found in the Barred Rock and Dominique breeds.
Last April, we purchased 20 little chicks of five different persuasions (silver-laced Wyandotte, Rhode Island Red, New Hampshire, Barred Rock and Leghorn) and kept them warm and fed and entertained.
in Lindsborg, Kan and the driving force behind the resurgence of the American Bronze and other heirloom birds, including ducks, geese and the Barred Rock chicken.
Next, came Lloyd Peple's old Chanticleer running his musical scale, and finally MaMa's grand old Barred Rock rooster, a family pet with two-inch-long spurs, whose dignified call completed the morning ritual.
He is ploughing some of the pounds 226million the two pocketed from the sale of their ice-cream business to Unilever into right-on soap group Barred Rock.
Co-owner Stuart Osha, a sixth-generation Vermont dairyman, is available to show off his farm's rare old breeds that range from Plymouth Barred Rock chickens and Horned Dorset sheep to Brown Swiss and Lineback cows.
In fact, on page 15, in one of the few discussions of animals, Jy Chiperzak complains that "Plymouth Barred Rock chickens can no longer be found in any restaurant or food mart in North America" -- as if that was a bad thing, in and of itself
Their basic, no holds barred rock, that makes Status Quo sound like the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, hasn't evolved noticeably since Lemmy left Hawkwind back in 1976 and perhaps that's part of their appeal.
A Buff Orpington named Buffy, a Barred Rock named Rock Star, and an Easter Egger named Pork Chop.
Also called simply "the Barred Rock," the breed spread quickly around the world, becoming the most common farm chicken in the United States.
We have 14 hens representing the Ameraucana, Barred Rock, Rhode Island Red and Lakenvelder Golden breeds.
After Ben & Jerry's was sold to Unilever, Cohen established The Barred Rock Fund, a $5 million non-profit social venture that invests in companies that offer quality entry-level jobs to people living in low-income communities.