Dominiques

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TurtleFeathers, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. TurtleFeathers

    TurtleFeathers Fear the Turtle!

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    Jan 9, 2009
    By the Chesapeake Bay
    Hi all -

    At what age is a male dominique chick's comb distinguishable from a females?

    Tried the "head spot" and "leg shadow" thing at day one or two, but none of them looked particularly male or female by those methods. They all had blurry head spots, and they all had leg shadows.

    Thanks so much -
     
  2. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    Depending on their age, you will see the difference in their feathers. I would say around 4 weeks you may start noticing a difference.
     
  3. TurtleFeathers

    TurtleFeathers Fear the Turtle!

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    Whats the difference in their feathers? I only have one to go by, so nothing to compare it to, but I was hoping their combs would be like that of any other breed.
     
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  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Males are much lighter due to the white bars being wider, therefore, they appear more silvery than the pullets.
     

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