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rock, or dom?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by the1much, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    alright,,, this aint mine,,,,well it is now, was brought to me yesterday bout dead,,,, but , i cant tell the difference in barred rocks, or Dominiques,,, so its up to you guys/girls ,,,
    Thanks.

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    EDIT: ta say,, i dont even know what you need to see closer to tell,, so if i need a closer pic of dude,, let me know [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 23, 2008
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Barred Rock. What happened to him?
     
  3. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    thanks speckled ,,, he's been sitting in the backyard of a big shop for 3 or 4 days,, they tried feeding and watering him,, but he wouldnt do either,, and he had the dreaded "death gargles" ,, could barely breathe,,,,ive done a few things for him,, and at least today he got up, ate a LITTLE, drank on his own,, and MOVED hehe. They call me the "bird dude" round here,, so they brought him to me to have and make better,,,,i tried to tell them just because i have a yard full of chickens doesnt mean i know how to make them better [​IMG]
    thanks for the info,,,is there a "easy" way to tell the 2 apart?,,,,,,,( gotta live up to my name hehe [​IMG] )
     
  4. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    he must feel better,, he's sitting in my chair with a pack of cigs,,,,,im still looking for the beer hehe [​IMG]
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  5. cwcrouch

    cwcrouch New Egg

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    Hello, the1much. I'm pretty sure one distinct difference is that Dominikers have a short rose comb, and Rocks have a tall single comb. I read somewhere that Dominikers were actually one of the breeds used to make Barred Rocks.
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

  7. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    well,,,,,that made it easy [​IMG]
    thanks guys,,, guess i should of looked it up,, but reading through 100 pages to be told " the combs dummy" gives me a headache hehe [​IMG]
    thanks for the link too speckled [​IMG]
     

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