Dominique/Barred Rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jhook1997, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. jhook1997

    jhook1997 Out Of The Brooder

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    Settling a dispute with my MIL.....She says we have Dominique but I've read that pure Dom. have rose comb only. Ours have single combs....very large. Thoughts?

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    This one is about 14 weeks old....obviously very well fed. LOL
     
  2. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2011
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    You definitely have a barred rock. A lot of people who grew up with dominiques running around in their yard don't know the difference. But yes you were right dominiques have rose combs. Here's mine:
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  3. jhook1997

    jhook1997 Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I thought....but there's no arguing with a mother-in-law. I just want the satisfaction of knowing what I'm talking about when I say what I have. She can call hers Dominique if she wants. Even the guy she got hers from says they're "Dominickers"......he's even older that she is ! LOL
     
  4. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
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    Barred rock! [​IMG]
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    That's a Barred Rock you have there. [​IMG]
     
  6. Carolyn

    Carolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like you two are using different dictionaries so to speak. Yes, you do have a barred rock. But a lot of older people call anything black and white barred a dominicker. Rest in your position of being better informed but I'd strongly advise you to drop it. Mother in laws aren't easily changed and then it is by time not daughter in laws.
     
  7. jhook1997

    jhook1997 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Amen to that!

    BTW I am a MIL too so don't take my comments personally if you are one as well.[​IMG]
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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