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Dominique

$3.35$4.75

Dominique chickens are considered a “heritage” bird because it is considered America’s oldest breed.  At first glance, Dominique Chickens and Barred Rocks appear strikingly similar.  The strongest difference is that the Dominique has a rose comb while Barred Rocks have a single comb.  The Dominique can grow to a good table weight and has yellow skin.  Dominique Chickens are considered a dual purpose breed, but they are excellent layers, producing 200-260 medium to large brown eggs annually.  Dominique hens can become broody and tend to be calm and personable.  The calm, steady demeanor of the Dominique makes them successful as show birds or family pets.   Dominique chickens are considered a rare breed in the United States.

Approx. 200-260 Med. – Lg Brown Eggs/Yr | Mature WT: Male 7#, Female 5#

Available February – September

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

Minimums – Not Sexed = 3
Female = 3
Male = 1
Total of 3 birds to ship

Qty Female St Run Male
3+ $4.75 $3.85 $3.35
6+ $4.75 $3.85 $3.35
15+ $4.75 $3.85 $3.35
25+ $4.75 $3.85 $3.35
50+ $4.75 $3.85 $3.35
100+ $4.75 $3.85 $3.35

There is a small order fee ($25.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry.

Description

Dominique chickens are considered a “heritage” bird because it is considered America’s oldest breed.  At first glance, Dominique Chickens and Barred Rocks appear strikingly similar.  The strongest difference is that the Dominique has a rose comb while Barred Rocks have a single comb.  The Dominique can grow to a good table weight and has yellow skin.  Dominique Chickens are considered a dual purpose breed, but they are excellent layers, producing 200-260 medium to large brown eggs annually.  Dominique hens can become broody and tend to be calm and personable.  The calm, steady demeanor of the Dominique makes them successful as show birds or family pets.   Dominique chickens are considered a rare breed in the United States.

Approx 200-260 Med. – Lg Brown Eggs/Yr | Mature WT: Male 7#, Female 5#

  • Poultry Show Class: American Class
  • Weights: Hen:  5 lbs             Rooster:  7 lbs
  • Purpose and Type: Production, Eggs & Meat
  • Color of Egg Shell: Brown
  • Egg Production: 200-260 eggs per year.
  • Egg Size: Medium-Large
  • Temperament: Active
  • Broody: Variable
  • Origin: United States, New England
  • APA: Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection in 1874.
  • ALBC: Watch Status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed.
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Additional information

Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

February 6, 2023, February 13, 2023, February 20, 2023, February 27, 2023, March 6, 2023, March 13, 2023, March 20, 2023, March 27, 2023, April 3, 2023, April 10, 2023, April 17, 2023, April 24, 2023, May 1, 2023, May 8, 2023, May 15, 2023, May 22, 2023, May 29, 2023, June 5, 2023, June 12, 2023, June 19, 2023, June 26, 2023, July 3, 2023, July 10, 2023, July 17, 2023, July 24, 2023, July 31, 2023, August 7, 2023, August 14, 2023, August 21, 2023, August 28, 2023, September 6, 2023, September 13, 2023, September 20, 2023, September 27, 2023, October 2, 2023