Wise old farmer said "dominiques"

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Redfarrah, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. Redfarrah

    Redfarrah Out Of The Brooder

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    Old farmer said he had "about 90" of these running in his barn, I had a weak moment and brought 6 of them home.
    These are newest additions making a total of 12 chickens [​IMG]

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    Was reading posts on Light and Dark bars, tail feathers and none, are there roos in this pic?

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    these two are like simease twins but are they different sexes?

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    one more shot of tail feathers

    Thanks all !
     
  2. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Roosters are lighter than the pullets.
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Nice birds! Congrats on your new additions! [​IMG]
     
  4. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    What comb type do they have?
     
  5. CelticMoon1

    CelticMoon1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like rose comb. The left one in the top pic looks roo to me, the others I can't see well enough. Nice birds!
     
  6. Redfarrah

    Redfarrah Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey there and thanks for the replies.

    The top picture (bird on the left) shows what the combs look like.
    I think they call that a "double comb" Sorry the pictures aren't that clear.
    The combs on these are 6 are wider than the combs on the BR's pictured earlier.
    But they look "bumpy" like BR combs.
    Just that one has a red color comb plus light feathers, Hope that's a roo !
    the rest of them have flesh colored wide combs.

    I see chicks in my future [​IMG]
     
  7. danielle82

    danielle82 A Good Egg

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    I have a few dominiques myself, I am happy with them. Congrats on your newest additions!
     

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