D'uccles - help me find the roo!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sarahswingset, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. sarahswingset

    sarahswingset New Egg

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    Hi folks!

    First time posting, I'm really new to chicken ownership! I just got a tiny flock of 3 d'uccles from a breeder...she hoped they were all girls, but this week, we have started to hear a crow. I haven't yet caught them in the act, so I'm not sure which one it is (or even which ones - two are much larger than the third...can she just be a runt? or that the telltale?) I live in the city, so a roo is a no no and the breeder is happy to swap, but which do you folks think? Thanks in advance for the help!

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The blue bird and the solid red bird appear to be cockerels. Single profile shots would help with gender ID. The dark crested red bird is a pullet.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Definitely not d'Uccles (since these birds have crests), they appear to be some type of Silkie or Polish (possibly a d'Uccle) cross. I also agree with sourlands guesses on gender.

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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Do they have five toes? They look like silky crosses.
     
  6. EggSighted4Life

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    Nice breeder! [​IMG]

    I got 2 Swedish Flowers from a "breeder", that are NOT!
     

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