Bantam Millie Fleur Cochins

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by calicochicken, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. calicochicken

    calicochicken Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 10, 2009
    I have a good start with Millie Fleur cochins, but are there some serious Millie Fleur Cochin breeders out here who can help me to improve their color. I am not good with genetics and such, and could really use some education when it comes to these matters. I just love this color but feel that there is still room for improvement. Does the mottled cochin play a role in this color? I would like to see a little more black on them.
  2. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 26, 2011
    Southern Utah
    The mille fleur color is related to the molted color, in the sense that their background/actual base color is different but still have the tipped white feathers. Does that make sense?
    Last edited: Nov 3, 2012

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