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Dominique male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CarolMinnesota, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. CarolMinnesota

    CarolMinnesota Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this 11-wk-old Dominique male or female? I have no others to compare it to, but its waddles are much, much smaller than same-age Barred Rocks.

    I have never seen it hold its tail up to create the classic Dominque rooster U-shape back. It hangs out with the hens (but so do a few of other breed roosters) and is very dainty-acting (don't ask me how to define that--but I know it when I see it). It has a bit of slate on the front of its yellow legs and feet.

    But it has longish tail feathers and seems to be more white than black. And none of the roosters seem interested in it.

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    Thanks for your help.

    Carol in Minnesota
     
  2. ella

    ella Chillin' With My Peeps

    He's a darling little boy. [​IMG]
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    The coloring and legs look very boyish to me.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Male.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Those huge feet are a dead give away.

    Roo.
     
  6. LilPeeps

    LilPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cockerel.
     
  7. Roo782

    Roo782 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thought i bought 6 dominique hens at 6 weeks old. The older they get the more some look like roosters.
     
  8. goosehead

    goosehead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right here
    Cockerel.
     
  9. Roo782

    Roo782 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IS MY 1WEEK OLD R.I.R.X BUFF ORPINGTON HEN OR COCKERIL
     
  10. Roo782

    Roo782 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does any one know what breed this is.She lays brown eggs and is abt one year old.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 18, 2016

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