Breed!?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tannysue88, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. tannysue88

    tannysue88 Out Of The Brooder

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    Howdy! I got some great little hens from a lady but they don't quite look like the Barred Rock girls I have! Any thoughts?

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  2. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. tannysue88

    tannysue88 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
     
  4. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty girl! It's not a dominique because it has a single comb. I still think Barred Rock, probably just a bit lower quality than your other ones.
     
  5. tannysue88

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    I don't know if you can tell but the first hen (hen in question) has pale pink/white feet with black pigmentation. All my other barred rock girls have bright yellow feet...breed difference?
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Given the single comb and white legs, I'd say it's a Cuckoo Marans or a Cuckoo Marans mix. The general rule for barred breeds is as follows:

    Single comb + yellow legs = Barred Rock
    Rose comb + yellow legs = Dominique
    Single comb + white legs = Cuckoo Marans
     

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