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Dominiques
2014 Delivery Dates
Catalog Number Description 1-5 6-15 16-24 25 or more How Many
DOMC Males $3.22 $2.97 $2.91 $2.46
DOMP Females $5.34 $5.09 $4.94 $4.89
DOMS Straight Run $4.02 $3.77 $3.69 $3.60
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Availability Display below is for the next several hatches. This breed is available for future dates. You can pick the date during the check out process. Green: available. Blue: limited availability. Red: not available.
Quick Stats
Type: standard
Class: American
Egg Color: brown
Egg Size: large
Egg Production: better
Meat Production: better
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Heat Tolerance: better
Cold Tolerance: excellent
Disposition: excellent
Weeks to Maturity: 20
Freerange: best
Skin Color: yellow
Comb Type: rose
Likely to sit on eggs: not very likely
Bird Size: large
Exotic: yes
Leg Style: clean
Head Style: regular
Male Mature Weight: 7 lbs
Female Mature Weight: 5 lbs
ALBC Priority: watch
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This breed is distinctly American, dating way back to the early days in New England. Pioneers brought these west with them, and in the old days almost any black and white barred plumage chicken was referred to as a Dominiker. They have rose combs, medium sized bodies, prominent tails, and black and white barred plumage.
As a reminder, to help ensure a safe arrival to you, the minimum number of chicks for each order prior to April 1st is 25. On and after April 1st, the minimum number of chicks required is 15. You can mix and match any type of baby chick in your order to reach the applicable chick minimum order. If ordering any bantams, we require a minimum of 15 bantams per order.
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Customer Product Reviews
We got all 28 of our chicks on Mothers day. (awesome gift). These were for a group and Murray McMurray Hatchery took time to id all 28. They all arrived healthy and are all still doing wonderful. All the birds are super friendly and have great personalities. Our Polish hen loves to play chase with our dog and cat. We got our first egg this week. We are very happy with this service. Thanks so much...
I got a Dominique cockerel as the free exotic chick in my order this year. I took him to fair and he won his class, and then won Grand Champion Large Fowl. He was a very beautiful boy, thank you for the bird.
i got my chicks Tuesday. All are alive and doing well. I recieved a funny looking chick, not sure what breed but cute. Looks like he has a hat on it and is rusty colored? Very healthy chicks. THANKS DARLENE
I received my chick shipment Monday morning. It's now midday Friday and not one single chick was lost. All are healthy, active and happily peeping away. I'm very pleased with the quality and hardiness of these chicks and placed a second order last night. Thank you!
I bought 2 Dominique pullets from my feed store and entered 1 five month old pullet and got 1st place best of breed, and when a professional type judge asked me what breeder I got her from I just told her...'Feed Store'. Boy was she shocked! Anyways thank you for the great birds -Lucas of Sacred Heart 4-H
We've had our babies for 2 days now, and I'm nearly certain our free exotic is a Dominique. He/she is a little smaller than the others and is certainly the most lovey! It will be interesting to see if it's a pullet or a roo! I am so happy with our order, 27 perfect little babies! Thank you MM!!
Dominiques are a wonderful breed of chickens. My roosters were so gentle I could pick them up. They are great foragers which keeps my feed bill down. They lay brown eggs that are the best we have ever had. The meat is sufficient for a family of four and is extremely tasty.
I bought four Dominques and they were the talk of the neighborhood. They all grew up and are laying eggs. They are so docile and delightful. I had a great first experience in the poultry world.
I purchased four dominique chickens over the summer and fell in love. I never knew that having chickens as a pet could be so much fun. This year I plan to get many more.
We recently received a Dominique rooster and he is the funniest thing that I think I have ever seen. He goes into the nest with the hens, and will roll over and let you pet his stomach. I would recomend a Dominique to anyone. They are the most gentle chickens you will ever come about.