Do d'Uccle only come in bantam size

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GopherBoyFarms, Nov 23, 2008.

  1. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    This might be a really stupid question......
    Do d'Uccle only come in bantam size?

    thanks

    ~Tiff~
     
  2. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    yep - they are a true bantam.
     
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Standard size is a real cool thought though, hmmm. Sounds like a project for someone, hint, hint! [​IMG] Not me, I have my hands full already!!!!
     
  4. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    can you bread bantam with standard size?
    I dont know about the miniture chickens....I think the d'Uccle are some of the prettiest breed ever....but I dont think those tiny little chickens would last around here.

    ~Tiff~
     
  5. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Yes, you can breed bantams with standards. Usually you use a bantam male to a standard female so that she won't be injured.

    Try going with a feather-footed breed. Possibly find a Salmon Faverolle? They have the bearding, feathered legs and single comb already. Then just breed it to fit the D'Uccle standard.
     
  6. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA
    thanks for the info...dont know if I would attempt it, but at least I have something to think about.....maybe by spring time.
     
  7. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    My little D'uccles are tough cookies so far...
    the thing is they don't know they are little. [​IMG]
     

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