Whats the difference between a barred rock, and a dominique?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pookie2jose, Nov 29, 2014.

  1. pookie2jose

    pookie2jose Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't know the difference between them.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Both breeds are barred (not surprising since Barred Rocks were originally bred using Dominique stock), but Barred Rocks have single combs whereas Dominiques have rose combs.
     
  3. pookie2jose

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    What are these?
     
  4. Michael OShay

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    Those are Barred Rock mixed breeds; not pure Barred Rocks.
     
  5. pookie2jose

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    okay thanks
     
  6. BantamLover21

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    These are Barred Rock mixes.
     
  7. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

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    Your birds are Barred Rock mixes.
     

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