Dominiques

aka Dominikers

"Michigan," a Dominique cock of Dominique Farm breeding

The Dominique was the bird that travelled across the country with the pioneers. Known as Dominikers, they were quite hardy and could forage well. This historically important breed is now very rare.


Breed club:

Dominique Club of America
Tracey Rodenbach
PO Box 227
Pleasant Shade, TN 37145


Dominique Links:

Mike Stichler on Dominiques (scroll down)

Here's Mark Field's extensive page on the Dominique and its history

Billy's Dominique home

Old Dominion Dominiques

Bob's Biddies has Dominiques


A nice shot of a Dominique cockerel's head and comb
Photo courtesy of Diane Hershey

"MEM," my first Dominiker hen, a McMurray Hatchery bird

A Dominique rooster from the UK
Photo courtesy of Rupert Stephenson

White Dominique cock and pullet
Now, I've never heard of White Dominques, but there they were at the '98 Ohio National, so of course I got pictures!

A Dominiker cockerel
Photo courtesy of Pam Marshall

"Emily," my six-year-old Dominique is starting to go white. Until this year, she had perfect Dominique markings. Compare to Yukako

Another Dominique cockerel
Photo courtesy of Parker

Here's a bantam Dominique rooster
Photo courtesy of Parker

A small flock of Dominiques
Photo courtesy of Adria Weatherbee

Another nice Dominique rooster
Photo courtesy of Derek Eberly

A young Dom pullet
Photo courtesy of Taryn Koerker


Dominique chick, a pullet
The Dominique pullet has a distinct spot on it's head and a shadow on the front of the feet & legs. The cockerel has a fuzzy head spot and no foot/leg shadow.
Photo and info courtesy of Paul Stump


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