Are these two pullets purebred D'uccles?

ChickenPox

Songster
8 Years
Feb 2, 2011
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Middle GA
I *think* they are, but I am quite unfamiliar with the breed. Their legs look green in the pics, but they are more gray. The one doesn't have a lot of foot feathering at all, and neither of them have vulture hocks.

Face shot on one of the girls:
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Ignore the MF Cochin, although he's cute!
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Ignore the horsey poop too!
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Ariel301

Songster
10 Years
Nov 14, 2009
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If you ordered them from a hatchery, they are rarely "show quality", so you can expect that they will have lots of faults. But if you just want them for pets/laying, that's no problem. They are D'Uccles, just not show quality ones.
 

ChickenPox

Songster
8 Years
Feb 2, 2011
763
35
148
Middle GA
I didn't get them from a hatchery, but as eggs from a "breeder" who called them Mille Fluers. When I tried to explain that was just a color, she acted like she had no idea what I was talking about! So I was taking a gamble either way. I'm just glad to know they are (mostly) pure.
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Thanks!
 

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