Dominecker or BarredRock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mister B, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. Mister B

    Mister B Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never owned a chicken before. A guy sold me this rooster and 4 hens that all look relatively the same. He said they were Domineckers. When I started looking into it, I think the rooster may be Barred Rock. Can you help me out? If you can see the hens and can get an idea, let me know as well.
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    Last edited: Mar 17, 2013
  2. vickichicki

    vickichicki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From what I can gather... Barred Rocks have a single comb and a Dominque has a rose comb.
     
  3. Janiecoke

    Janiecoke Out Of The Brooder

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    Your boy is a barred rock. Many people dont know that there is a difference and its is the comb. I have the dominque and have been looking for more but people keep trying to get me to purchase the Barred saying they are Doms. Hes really purdy.
     
  4. Mister B

    Mister B Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. I'll tell him you said so. :) He is also BIG. But he seems to be a gentle giant. I have picked him up a couple times without being clawed to death. He scared me at first, but I think he will be ok. I'm waiting for eggs from my girls, now.
     

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