Barred Rock Hen??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by AlabamaPeep, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. AlabamaPeep

    AlabamaPeep Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all! I have been lurking here for several months but this is my first post. I purchased this chicken a little while back and when doing so I was told she was a "domineker" pullet. So far we have no eggs from her and she occasionally tries to crow which leads my hubby to believe she is actually a "he" though I am not convinced of that yet.

    Anyway... after much reading on different breeds of chickens I am inclined to believe that this is a barred rock hen who should start producing eggs any time now.

    What do the more experienced folks here in BYC think? Thank you in advance for your input!!
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  2. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Hatchery grade Barred Rock. The old folks from many years ago, called just about any old barred bird a Domineker. This term isn't precise.
     
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  3. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a Barred Rock rooster, sorry.
     
  4. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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  5. TravisE

    TravisE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x3. the saddle feathers and the tail. scream rooster.
     
  6. AlabamaPeep

    AlabamaPeep Out Of The Brooder

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    Well darn... wishful thinking on my part, I guess. He's pretty aggressive towards my other birds and I have 22 BR eggs from a breeder in my incubator so I guess this one will end up in the freezer.

    Thank you!!
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    barred rock cockerel sorry no eggs from him
     

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