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Does anyone in New England have any d'Uccle Booted Bantams?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by CTChickenMom, Jan 6, 2009.

  1. CTChickenMom

    CTChickenMom Songster

    Jan 5, 2009
    SE Connecticut
    I absolutely LOVE [​IMG] the Lavender d'Uccle Booted Bantams as well as the Mille Fleurs. I'm told they aren't winter hardy but don't they know to stay where its warm i.e in the coop if its that cold? I'd really like to get a couple but I'd like to know if anyone in cooler climates has them...don't want to subject them to NE winters if they aren't cold hardy.
  2. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Songster

    May 22, 2008
    Upstate NY
    Well....I have a pair of mille fleur D'uccles out in the barn, from a mid summer hatch. I have them in a small pen while I finish my barn . They are the happiest, most content little buggers I've ever seen. She just started laying and lays 2 eggs in 3 days. I have 12 eggs in the bator from someone else and hope to have a nice flock by spring.

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