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Cochin Americana Mix???? Bantam???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JakRat, Jul 10, 2011.

  1. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
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    no idea what this supposed lady cochin americana mix actually is...

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    any thoughts?
     
  2. chicken crazed 1o1

    chicken crazed 1o1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey that almost looks like what ever cross I have right here lol ..[​IMG]
     
  3. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a d'uccle cochin mix or something. The bottom one looks like a duccle silkie mix.
     
  4. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Dover
    LOL is yours a bantam??? She is supposed to be a full grown... sigh
     
  5. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Why does the first one have to be a mix? It just looks like a Porcelain D'uccle to me.
     
  6. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
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    Quote:That's what the guy I bought her from said she was but her coloring doesn't make sense for that to me
    is she a he?
     
  7. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought d'uccle tails were supposed to be long and upright?...I have both right now and it looks like a d'uccle with a cochin tail. Although...the pic doesn't show the tail too clearly. [​IMG]

    It also appears to be male
     
  8. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
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    Quote:Son of a Beesting!!! The guy I bought them from seems to be a liar and a cheat... oh well I guess I will have to find a new home for a few of them... the tail is not as prominent as the other owner in the post below mine. It is very calm very very calm. If this is a bantam how old would you say? do the d'uccles come in a larger size? agh I am furious!
     
  9. hokankai

    hokankai Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could also just be from hatchery stock which would be why it's tail is not "normal". but yes, that is most definitely a boy. I have two almost 2 month old mille fleur d'uccles and their combs and tiny and yellow.

    If I had to guess age looking at the size of the grass....1-2 months? If you decide to get more, you can tell females from males at 3 weeks old as males get large red combs early. They stay pretty small, and they do not come in a standard large fowl size.
     
  10. JakRat

    JakRat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
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    Quote:grrr!!! He is super sweet but I am going to have to find another home for him as my DH said NO ROOSTERS!! He is also telling me to wait it out a few weeks to see if it gets any bigger that maybe it is a mix... not sure about that... and who knows maybe I have all boys in my flock!
     

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