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D'uccle vs cochin

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by headzookeeper, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. headzookeeper

    headzookeeper New Egg

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    I have 5 bantam babies, 2 and 3 weeks old. I purchased them from our local farm store. My question is, how do you tell the difference between a d'uccle and a Cochin? They all have the vulture hocks but are there any major differences in appearance?
     
  2. cochinfan05

    cochinfan05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The D'uccles should have muffs....aka fluffy little faces[​IMG]. I just received an order from Ideal poultry this am with Cochins and D'uccles. When I get home I'll post some pictures.
     
  3. headzookeeper

    headzookeeper New Egg

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    Is there very much difference in size?
     
  4. cochinfan05

    cochinfan05 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unfortunately my phone won't let me upload pics right now. My chicks aren't really different in size. Do you have a pics?
     
  5. headzookeeper

    headzookeeper New Egg

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    I don't have any adults. I have a 6 or 7 week old Mille fleur and 3, 4 week old and 2, 3 week olds.
    I just purchased the oldest one and I thought I was getting a Mille fleur d'uccle. My fault I guess, I guess I misunderstood. She has become the mother to the little ones already. I have only had her since Sunday. I really like her so far but did really want a d'uccle. Maybe there isn't that much difference in them.
     

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