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Are these Millle Fleurs Roo's???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by crowcreek, Aug 18, 2013.

  1. crowcreek

    crowcreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I go these Booted Bantams and they are between four and five months. They have never crowed and are very quiet and sweet. No crow, no curved tail feathers but those combs have me worried. I really don't want a Roo!!!!

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  2. crowcreek

    crowcreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh wait these must be bearded d'uccles? I will try to get some better pictures.
     
  3. Animal lover342

    Animal lover342 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think the one in the back of the picture is a male and the other is a female only because the front one doesn't look like it has the waddles like the one in the back. Female chickens can have larger combs too. One of mine has a comb as big as our last rooster that we had.
     
  4. crowcreek

    crowcreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you animal lover. I was thinking the same thing. The people I got them from think they are pullets but even though at around five months they have not crowed I am not sure. If it is a Roo it had better be a sweet one or he would have to go back. I have Roo fear [​IMG] and absolutely can't handle an agressive one.
    They are bearded and not booted bantam
    Type, right?
     
  5. Animal lover342

    Animal lover342 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, they can be bearded or non bearded. Sometimes roosters can be really friendly or the opposite it depends on the chicken. My silkie rooster is really friendly but doesn't like to be held though.
     
  6. crowcreek

    crowcreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am fine with not holding but just don't want to be watching my back and worrying about getting attached!
    Isn't it weird that there has been no crowing yet?
     
  7. Animal lover342

    Animal lover342 Out Of The Brooder

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    No not really. My rooster didn't start crowing until he was about seven months old.
     
  8. crowcreek

    crowcreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ugh! Please don't be a Roo(but I think he is)! Maybe he will be nice.
     
  9. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Mille fleur d'ccle roosters are pretty nice. I have a pair, and the male is easy going. That is definitely a rooster in back. The one in front is a pullet. She should develop more speckling later.
     
  10. crowcreek

    crowcreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh I hope you are right. I want at least one pullet. Gotta have some of those cute little eggs. So far he is very laid back and a little shy. I hope he stays that way!!!
     

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