Dominicans – America’s older chicken breed;
Dominique, also known as Dominicker or Pilgrim Fowl, is a colonial chicken originated in the United States during the colonial period.Dominica is the oldest American breeds chicken and as a dual-purpose breed it is quite interesting for self-catering with both good egg and meat performance.
Dominique Chicken History and origin;
Dominique Chicken There are several theories about Dominique’s origins. It was said that the pilgrims were brought to America, so their original name is: Pilgrim chicken.
It was brought to the United States by settlers and helped them survive the first years of colonization. It is the oldest American chicken species of unknown origin. They came to Germany in the late 1870s and later switched to many other genders.
It is undoubtedly the oldest American chicken species known to settlers in the eastern US since the 1750s.
Many people who love this chicken type are like Dominique Bantam Chicken, a miniature version of the breed.
The difference between Barred Rock and Dominique Chicken
They lay about 200 eggs a year and the shell color is brownish
- rooster 2 – 2.5 kg,
- chicken 1.75 – 2.25 kg
Also known by the names : Dominikaner, Dominicaine, Dominicana, Dominikańskie, Dominikai, Dominikanska Kokoshka, Dominicană