Whats the Difference? #2

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LadiesMan017, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. LadiesMan017

    LadiesMan017 Out Of The Brooder

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    Whats the difference between a Barred Rock, Dominique, and Cuckoo Maran? Their feathering looks the same to me....
     
  2. kizanne

    kizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok not an expert

    But I can tell you the barred rock has distinct bars and the dominiques don't

    The Barred Rocks lay a Brown egg but the Marans lay a chocolate egg.
     
  3. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Barred Rocks have a single comb while Dominiques do not. (rose?)
     
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Yes, barred rocks and dominiques look identical other than the rocks have single combs and dominiques have a rose comb. I think it's rose, could be pea, anyway it's not single. As for the other, I don't know.
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2011
  5. tigercreek

    tigercreek Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you will go to the top of the screen and click on 'BREEDS', then click the link to breeds index, you will find descriptions and pictures of most of the breeds. You can also get good descriptions and characteristics from sites for the major hatcheries . ............stan
     

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