d'Uccle chicks, what gender and colors are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by verycherry, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. verycherry

    verycherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 5 chicks, but I know one is a Golden Neck pullet.

    Here are the other 4.

    I'm pretty sure the first one is a Mille Fleur male. He's about 5 or 6 weeks old in the pic. If he's male, he's for sale, because I have one lonely Mille boy now, and intended to buy only females for him.
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    I'm pretty sure this one is a Blue Mille Fleur pullet, but not 100% sure. What do you think? She's about 3 or 4 weeks old in the picture.
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    This one is about 5 to 6 weeks old. I just can't decide on the gender, but it doesn't even have any spots yet, so I'm wondering if it's actually a Buff Columbian d'Uccle, and not a Mille at all.
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    Last one, just don't know. About 3 to 4 weeks old in the picture. I thought it was a pullet, but now I'm leaning towards a cockerel. Also, no spots yet either that I can see. Mille or Buff Columbian? Boy or girl?
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    Thanks in advance for your help on these!

    I have the first boy listed for sale in the BST section, but I'll probably have to sell ALL the boys, as I meant to buy only females. I have enough roosters already! If anyone is interested, just PM me, or post here.
     
  2. waibel zoo

    waibel zoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think 1 and 3 are definately roos. From what I understand full color can take up to the first molt to appear.
     
  3. Jeff9118

    Jeff9118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like you have already labled what they are but would say the columbian are actually Mille Fluer and all but the blue are roos.
     
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  4. verycherry

    verycherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like you have already labled what they are but would say the columbian are actually Mille Fluer

    Those are my best guesses. Ok, so the Columbian might be Mille Fleurs after all.

    ...and all but the blue are roos.

    Hmmm... that's what I was afraid of. [​IMG] I'm still not sure on number 4, but I bet you're right.​
     
  5. verycherry

    verycherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What I'm wondering though, is if #1 and #3 are both roosters, those two are the same age, so why does only one have it's Mille Fleur spots? That's why I was thinking #3 might be Buff Columbian. Just seems it would have spots by now, since the other one does.

    My pics aren't even showing up at the moment for some reason, but I hope they'll reappear soon.
     
  6. Jeff9118

    Jeff9118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I raise Mille Fluer, Blue Mille Fluer and Porcelain Old english bantams. Some show spots right away at the begining and others show little to none until thier adult molt. Usually the ones that show early will have more mottling then the others but it is not unusual for them not to be showing yet.
     
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  7. k2chickens

    k2chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    god i hope all of mine are pullet's, i have a thread up with pics
     
  8. Jeff9118

    Jeff9118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Put a link up with your thread so people that come here can check yours out as well. I'd like to see them.
     
  9. verycherry

    verycherry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    horsechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Where did you get the D'uccles?
    We have been looking for some other colors,
    Thank you,
    Angela
     

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