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Dominique or Not?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ChickenAddict92, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. ChickenAddict92

    ChickenAddict92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've always assumed that the Dominique hen I have, Duck, is a Dominique because her coloring is the same as her buddies. I'm wondering about this though because her comb is different than the other dominiques. Duck has a single comb and the others have rose combs.

    This is a picture of two of the Dominiques. The blurryish one in front is Duck. In the back is one of the other Dominiques for comparison.
    [​IMG]Here's a better picture of Duck:
    [​IMG]Any ideas?
     
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2012
  2. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That means she's a Barred Rock.
     
  3. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree,looks like a Barred Rock.
     
  4. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Duck is a Barred Rock. [​IMG]
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    yes duck is a barred rook
     
  6. ChickenAddict92

    ChickenAddict92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This may sound kind of stupid but I also posted a similar question (before this thread) on the Dominique thread. One of the users on there said that maybe a Dominique had been accidentally bred with a Barred Rock which is why she has a single comb.

    Thanks for all the replies. It's clear that Duck has some Barred Rock blood in her.[​IMG]
     
  7. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    The breeds have interbred so much, this wouldn't be uncommon to see.
     

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