Sapphire Blue Plymouth Rock

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Sapphire Blue Plymouth Rock Chickens (aka Blue Plymouth Rock) are the result of a cross between a native Andalusian male and Plymouth Barred Rock female. The combination of two heritage breeds ensures vigor that will amaze you with it’s blueish gray and lavender colored plumage.  This Sex-link breed is a high production Brown egg layer and great forager. They do extremely well in hot and cold climates.  Sapphire Blue chicks are auto-sexing meaning they can be color sexed when they hatch.  Males are blue with a white dot on their head and females are blue with no dot on their head.  Unlike most other blue gene chickens, the Sapphire Blue Parent Stock produces 100% blueish gray offspring with flecks of black.  Some hens may have a fairly dark neck whereas some may have gold or grey neck coloring.  Sapphire Blue Plymouth Rocks do not breed true to color since they are an auto-sexing breed similar to other sex link breeds. 
Hens can be expected to produce about 290+ Large to X-Large Brown eggs per year and these birds typically begin to lay at 18-20 weeks old.  We recommend feeding an 18%-24% chick feed until they start laying. When you receive your first egg, we recommend you switch them to a high protein layer feed.  In general, these are sweet birds and have a quiet temperament. Like any chicken, the way you care for them will determine their temperament.  These birds do well in confinement or Free Ranging.

Available February – September

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(Minimum 20 Total Chicks)

(Minimum 5 Each Sex)

Amount Female Male
5 $4.25 $2.50
10+ $4.15 $2.30
15+ $4.00 $2.15
25+ $3.75 $2.00
50+ $3.55 $1.85
75+ $3.40 $1.70
100+ $3.25 $1.55

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Sapphire Blue Plymouth Rock Chickens (aka Blue Plymouth Rock) are the result of a cross between a native Andalusian male and Plymouth Barred Rock female. The combination of two heritage breeds ensures vigor that will amaze you with it’s blueish gray and lavender colored plumage.  This Sex-link breed is a high production Brown egg layer and great forager. They do extremely well in hot and cold climates.  Sapphire Blue chicks are auto-sexing meaning they can be color sexed when they hatch.  Males are blue with a white dot on their head and females are blue with no dot on their head.  Unlike most other blue gene chickens, the Sapphire Blue Parent Stock produces 100% blueish gray offspring with flecks of black.  Some hens may have a fairly dark neck whereas some may have gold or grey neck coloring.  Sapphire Blue Plymouth Rocks do not breed true to color since they are an auto-sexing breed similar to other sex link breeds. 
 
Hens can be expected to produce about 290+ Large to X-Large Brown eggs per year and these birds typically begin to lay at 18-20 weeks old.  We recommend feeding an 18%-24% chick feed until they start laying. When you receive your first egg, we recommend you switch them to a high protein layer feed.  In general, these are sweet birds and have a quiet temperament. Like any chicken, the way you care for them will determine their temperament.  These birds do well in confinement or Free Ranging.

Available February – September

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on Tuesdays!

(Minimum 20 Total Chicks)

(Minimum 5 Each Sex)

Characteristics
Class: European
Origin: Czechoslovakia
Comb Type: Single
Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: Large – X-Large
Production: 290+ Annually
Matures: Early 18-20 Weeks
Bird Size: 4 – 4 1/2 Pounds
Broody: Infrequently
Hardiness: Heat & Cold Tolerant
Personality: Quiet, Docile, Friendly

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