Cochins or D'uccles?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Dogue, May 17, 2017.

  1. cochin bantam

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  2. d'uccle

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  1. Dogue

    Dogue Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm looking for an extremely friendly breed. I mean, I want a breed that doesn't take hardly any effort or time to get birds that actually want to be touched and petted, etc.
    I've had this experience twice before- once with an old english game bantam, and once with a barred rock.

    Now, in my research I found a lot of people proclaiming cochin bantams as "the tamest", but I am now starting to see the same types of claims made for the d'uccle.

    If you have experience with both, which would be your pick?
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I've had personal experience with Cochin bantams, and have seen many D'uccles, though I've never owned D'uccles. Both breeds do tend to be friendly. However, I particularly enjoyed my Cochin bantams. They were very even-tempered, easy to handle, and not skittish. They also made adorable cooing noises and enjoyed being around people.
     
  3. rachelrenee1

    rachelrenee1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have both. I love both. My D'uccle thinks it's a human.
     

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