I am getting mille fleurs

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by aaronzclark, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. aaronzclark

    aaronzclark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Howdy!! I am getting 5 mille fleur bantams and was wondering are they nice easy trainable and also maybe a few pics [​IMG]
     
  2. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    CALIFORNIA
    Oooh, lucky you!
    I have heard from several sources that they are among the most friendly of all chickens. Mille Fleur is actually just the color (it means thousand flowers in French) but in the US we often refer to the breed as Mille Fleur.
    Such beautiful birds.
     
  3. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Do you mean Mille Fleur d"Uccles?
    Or Mille Fleur Cochins?
    Or???
     
  4. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    If they are Mille Fleur d'Uccles, then they are really sweet birds. At least my 2 pullets are. They are friendly, chatty and not flighty at all. I loved them so much I had to order more colors from Ideal!
     
  5. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    I have d'Uccles, too. They are the sweetest birds!
    And what eye candy!

    Mine will somewhat cooperate with photo sessions if I have lots of bread (they don't like clothes, though).
    And when I snap my fingers the roo will run over and 'talk' to me. Sometimes he'll even fly up onto the bench to make it easier to pet him [​IMG]
     
  6. MNmommy

    MNmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are getting u'ccles that is what I have and They are just 13 days old now but are so friendly and are the first to come running when my hand is in the brooder. They don't struggle when being held and are just soooo pretty. I don't know the sexes on mine but hoping at least one is a female! If they both turn out to be roos I will be ordering more of them again because they are so beautiful and sweet.

    at a couple days old

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    at one week old

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    at 12 days old


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  7. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    MNmommy, what kind of camera do you have? ...cause I want one
     
  8. aaronzclark

    aaronzclark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes!! mille-fleur d.uccles and also can you post some adult pics
     
  9. MNmommy

    MNmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I use a canon 30D and I think those were taken with a tamron 28-75mm and/or my canon 100mm 2.8 lens it is great to have a fast camera when it comes to these lil' guys they are quick!!!
     
  10. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

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    Here's my hen last Christmas:
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    And here is the roo with one of the hens last fall:
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    Here's my roo, Tennessee, after he matured a little more:
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    Sorry, I don't have any recent pictures of them, though.
     
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