Dominique Cockerel or Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sophiesammaren, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. sophiesammaren

    sophiesammaren Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I was on here asking about my rare chick from the hatchery when they are a week old. I was told they thought it to be a Dominique and possibly a pullet. Now, the chick is 4 weeks old. I was wondering what you all thought about a cockerel or pullet now. Any insight would be greatly appreciated. [​IMG] Here is my chick at 1 week old:


    And here is my chick at 4 weeks old:
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    Last edited: Jul 15, 2008
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    It's either a pullet or a dark cockerel.
     
  3. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you have a cockerel there.
     
  4. chiknlady

    chiknlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chick with the barring, looks just like my Cuckoo Maran pullet...
     
  5. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a cockerel.
     
  6. sophiesammaren

    sophiesammaren Out Of The Brooder

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    What is the difference between a Dominique cockerel and pullet in looks?
     
  7. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can see the difference in the coloration of the barring.

    Here's a cockerel with pullets in the background
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    Here's a pullet
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  8. sophiesammaren

    sophiesammaren Out Of The Brooder

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    Can anyone tell me the difference in looks between a Cuckoo Maran and a Dominique?[​IMG]
     
  9. ncgnance

    ncgnance Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    The males are lighter in colour than the females. A kind of rule of thumb is: male 2/3 white 1/3 black, female 2/3 black, 1/3 white.
    Aren't Marans single combed?
     

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