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Is my rooster a Dominique?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by farmerfogg, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. farmerfogg

    farmerfogg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told this handsome fellow is a Dominique. He has a single comb instead of a rose comb. Does anyone have any ideas?

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    Thanks!
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  2. farmerfogg

    farmerfogg Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. farmerfogg

    farmerfogg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's another picture of him.

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  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    No, he's a hatchery type barred rock.

    Chris
     
  5. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Cannot be a Dom. By breed definition, they cannot be single combed.

    The Dominique and Barred Rocks have been criss crossed by lots of folks, and many people believe that hatcheries have also mixed them up. FWIW

    Your bird is not a Dominique. He'd pass for a Barred Rock, so better you go with that. [​IMG]
     
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  6. farmerfogg

    farmerfogg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Chris! I appreciate your response! I was having a hard time believing he was a Dom. But I think he's a great chicken just the same.
    April
     
  7. farmerfogg

    farmerfogg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the reply Fred! I thought he was probably a barred rock, but went by what his former owner told me.
    April
     
  8. Poinsettia

    Poinsettia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think he is a barred rock, very handsome rooster.




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  9. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here in GA every barred bird is a Dominiker
     
  10. rc50

    rc50 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi... I know the feeling, in my part of SC almost every barred breed is one too...
     

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