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#51442 - 05/23/03 07:23 PM Dominique or Barred Rock?
Dave Offline

Registered: 08/08/02
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Loc: Virginia
What's the differnce between a dominique and a barred rock. Is there any characteristic in their apperance to tell them apart? Thanks to anyone with info.

#51443 - 05/27/03 07:50 AM Re: Dominique or Barred Rock?

The dominique should have a rose comb (flat against the head), the rock should have a single comb (like a blade sticking up and running down the middle of the head). That's the biggest difference I know of. Hope this helps!

#51444 - 05/27/03 08:50 AM Re: Dominique or Barred Rock?

In addition to the comb, the barred rocks' feathers are straight lines of black and white all the way across the feather. The dominiques' feathers are more unorganized. The stripes form something more like V's rather than straight stripes.


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