Are these Dominiques or Barred Rocks or ... ? Newbie wondering

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by birdly, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. birdly

    birdly In the Brooder

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    I noticed that these three chickens are available for adoption at Seattle Animal Control, and wondered what they are. At first I thought Dominiques, but on closer look at the combs, I thought maybe Barred Rocks.

    That tail also has me puzzled, too. Are these definitely hens?

    Thanks!

    http://www.petfinder.com/petdetail/23366305

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    Last edited: Jun 27, 2012
  2. flewdacoop

    flewdacoop Songster

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    i would say they are rocks
     
  3. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    They look like young barred rock roos to me.
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    im thinking they are cuckoo marans notice the barring pattern isnt even like it should be, then you have the white legs, and on the 2nd bird you can a few feathers on the legs im leaning towards marans now gender would depend on age.if they are about 5 months i would lean towards pullets if younger than cockerels
     
  5. Pele

    Pele Songster

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    It's a Cuckoo Marans pair of roos. Notice the white legs, the cuckoo pattern rather than barring, and the feathers on their legs.
     
  6. flewdacoop

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    yup i see it now that you pointed it out
     
  7. Not Doms, as they are single combed. Not good Barred Rocks, if they are, as the barring is quite poor. Likely a mix or perhaps a "blend"? lol
    Sexing is risky as no one likely knows their age.
     
  8. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    Didn't notice the leg feathers, lol. I think you are right.
     
  9. jimbo1989

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    Lol definate barred rock roo looks like my hellion cartman.lol hopefully yours isnt as mean as mine such a cutie
     
  10. jimbo1989

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    I stand corrected cartman does have yellow ft not white so a maran mix
     

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