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Mille Fleur Bantam Reviews

Positive Reviews


Friendly little birds


Pros: Friendly, inquisitive, talkative

Cons: late developers

I got some Mille Fleur D'Uccles at the end of May. They are slightly over 2 months old now. They are very friendly & talkative - even the boys.  They are quite happy to perch on your hand/leg and talk to you, seem to enjoy being picked up and petted.  I will add more to the review as the roosters get bigger & the ladies start to lay. 10/15/15 - update. Got my first egg yesterday! However, most of the ladies are still not quite ready to lay. One rooster had attitude and was mean, he has been culled. The other roosters are just fine, beautiful plumage.   1/1/16 - So, after Christmas all the girls are laying. From 4 girls I'm getting 3-4 eggs/daily.  They enjoy...
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Negative Reviews


please stick to only being a color verity

this color comes in several breeds including but not limited to: d'uccle, cochin, leghorn (still in development), and many other breeds. i would never want this color to become a breed of its own by doing so you would end up including all breeds that already come in this color but i do love my 2 mille d'uccle cockerels such sweeties for now until their hormones take over then i will see what their adult temperment is like 

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Ideal ornamental bantams


Pros: Small size, good broodies, beautiful feathers, can sometimes be very friendly

Cons: Highly aggressive roosters

We've had these chickens for years. We love the hens. Roosters... it depends. The first three roosters we purchased somehow turned out to all be very, very aggressive toward us. I took to carrying a stick outside with me, and we named them Hitler, Stalin, and Robespierre. However, the roosters we've had since then have been on the other end of the spectrum: still very unfriendly, but they're just plain scared of us. None of them have attacked us, as far as I can remember. As for the hens, I would recommend them as pets. We had one hen who was really great. The rest are scared of us, but they're definitely sweeter than some of the other breeds we have. All in all, I would definitely...
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Daedric Rooster

Millie Fleur D'Uccle


Pros: Friendly, talkative, beautiful.

Cons: Lays small eggs

My Trinity is (in my opinion) the best bird in our flock. She is totally content to laze around in the run all day, and when I take her out, she'll sit on my knee and cluck at me. Get one of these birds if you're looking for a friendly companion.

I love my Milli...


Pros: I own one female and she is by FAR my favorate out of all 20 of my birds. Love to be held.

Cons: She is so effectionate to the point of endangering herself by being too underfoot.


Amazing! Best Chicken I have! Since my BR died.


Pros: Feathered Feet, Loves attention, Smart, Quiet, Cute and ADORABLE!

Cons: Stubborn... Thats it.

My baby girl is quite the stubborn Hen, But is my best friend. If I don't pay attention to her right away she gets stubborn and jumps on my back. When I set her down she looks up at me and acts like her leg is broken so I pick her up again. She is so sweet and doesn't like being put down. She is a lap Hen. She would do so well as a house Hen. 

Great lap chicken, but not a good layer


Pros: Friendly, sociable, curious.

Cons: Not a good layer, and eggs are small.

I have 1 Mille Fleur hen, and she is one of the most friendliest chickens in my flock. She is very friendly and will stay on my lap as long as I let her She is not a good egg layer of tiny white eggs, and her eggs are a weird shape, a regular egg figure with a slight depression in the middle. I'm not sure about the temperament of roosters, but they are said to be aggressive. I do know they are very loud, so I wouldn't recommend having a d'Uccle bantam rooster with neighbors around. I would recommend the hens of this breed to people who don't need a good egg layer, but want a lap chicken.

One of my favorites


Pros: Very sweet, loves to be held follows me around

Cons: none so far

I got chickens for pets and my little Flori just melts me every   time I go out to the pen. I only have one since I wanted a variety but this is a breed I will get more of since I got chickens for pets. I couldnt find her one day only to realize as I was frantically searching she was following behind the whole time, I bend over and hold my hand out and she jumps up and nestles down - started doing that at 6 weeks old. She also loves to pose for pictures - she is always photo bombing everyone else - I honestly think she does the chicken version of the "duck face" for pictures

My Belgian Mille Fleur - Lucy


Pros: She is amazingly sweet, so pretty

Cons: you will want 200 of these!

Lucy is my little buddy ever since she was 2 days old, I have absolutely no complaints, well she likes to play king of the Water Bottle and knock everyone elses water out daily, but she is super sweet, friendly, highly recommended.

Really good show bird!


Pros: Small size, Easy to take care of, Great show birds, Very pretty.

Cons: small eggs, not winter-hardy

(Above) This is Apollo! My Grand Champion Mille Fleur Rooster...

Agressively cute cockerel


Pros: Cute Factor, tiny crow, beautiful colors and feathered feet

Cons: agressively stubborn

I have a 5 month cockerel named Mr Sassy Pants. He shuffles when he walks because of the feathered feet. He likes to fly high (over 5-6 feet) to avoid trouble with the other hens. His mate is a Cochin Bantam that he watches over carefully, like he should. Every once in awhile, as I am turning away to feed the other chickens or when I am crouched down, I feel something tap me. I turn, and always see Mr Sassy Pants, side shuffling away and coming around for seconds. I don't really know if he just wants my attention or he's up for a challenge. I've taken him to task several times and chased him around the yard, hit him with a dried out sunflower stalk, held him for half an hour, upside down,...
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VERY friendly good layer of light brown eggs and very pretty, Fly well


Pros: Friendly, beautiful, lay nice light brown eggs 5 days a week

Cons: Feathered feet are hard to care for in rainy months

I had a hen of this breed for a companion to my silkie hen. Bob was the name of my Mille bantam. Bob was VERY friendly and always greeted me when i came out of the door in the morning and followed me around. Always greeted me at my car door when I pull up in the drive. She also would set on my lap and loved to eat string cheese, I would hold a piece in my lips and she would grab it. No fear of humans at all. She lay nice light brown eggs 5 days a week. Was a great companion for my silkie.
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