4 SALE: 2 Porcelain D'Uccle Cockerels $20 each - Houston TX area

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  1. crazy4eggsJulie

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    We are offering one (possibly TWO to the right buyer) gorgeous started Porcelain D'Uccle cockerel for sale. In March, we purchased what we thought was a pair of these beautiful birds. Our male ("Chicken Little") began crowing weeks ago and still sounds extremely weak. This morning, what we thought was our "hen" (Sweat Pea) blasted us away with a stunning serenade! (a much more mature and pleasant sounding crow!) Unfortunately, we cannot keep two roosters of this specialty breed. Chicken Little is my seven-year-old's baby, so he gets to stay despite his sad attempt at crowing. However, if we can find an awesome home for him-he really needs to leave as well because we have no hen for him now.

    The cockerel for sale is about 3 months old and already out in the coop. He is used to free-range within a fence in the day, but we lock them up in the coop at night for protection. He is not territorial and does not dominate. He tends to mind his own business and avoid conflict. He has been hand-fed since birth, but still tends to be skittish around the kids. He can be picked up here in Lake Jackson,TX or in Pearland, TX (work location) early in the mornings (I don't want him to be confined too long.) He would not ship due to his skittish nature. He is truly a beautiful bird. In the photo with both roos, he is the one on the right with more of the porcelain coloring.
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    We are asking $20 each. Feel free to contact us with any questions.
    This guy is very small and is not hardy. He is meant to be sold ONLY to someone willing to provide a SAFE home for him. Please do not contact us if you are unable or unwilling to do this.

    Here's a little information on the breed:
    Porcelain d'Uccle Bantam Chicken - Hen weight-approx. 1.3 lbs. True bantam, meaning there is no standard-sized form. First bred in Uccle (Belgium) in 1900. Come in many colors including Mille Fleur, Porcelain, Black, Buff, White, Blue Mottled, Splash, Golden Neck, and others. Not hardy. Very slow to mature for full coloring. Good forager. Tolerates confinement. Fliers. Quiet, friendly. Cockerels less aggressive than other bantams. Lays small creamy-white egg.
     

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