These very attractive hens have black plumage with gold markings on the neck and chest.
The amount of markings will vary from hen to hen within the breed. The iridescent black feathers have a stunning green sheen in the sunlight.
They are very calm hens who will reward you with lots of lovely eggs.
They are very hardy and will want to be outside in all weather.
Rhode Rock hybrids are prolific layers and will lay approximately 290-320 brown eggs per year.
They are bred from Rhode Island Red and Barred Plymouth Rock hens.