An American breed, first developed in 1940 by a crossbetween a Barred Rock and a New Hampshire.They are white with black tail and hackel feathers.A dual purpose breed with well developed egg andmeat characteristics. Brown egg layer. Egg wt is25-26 oz. per dozen. Weight C/P: 7.5/ 5.5 #.CHX: LIGHT YELLOW OR CREAM WITH SOME HAVING A FEW BLACK SPECKS SCATTERED.CLEAN, YELLOW LEGS & FEET.PIC: SOP P.62PH catalog: Have Columbian color pattern. Excellent dual-purpose breed. known for producing large brown eggs. IN SOP Delaware females mated to New Hampshire or Rhode Is. Red Males to create sex linkedchicks.