I have a theory about d'uccles, am I write or wrong?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by teddiliza, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. teddiliza

    teddiliza Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have this theory- and it's just a pure guess, if a d'uccle (Mille or porcelain) has more dark on its beak, does that mean it's a boy? I've noticed my adult porcelain d'uccles have mostly dark beaks on the males, and more yellow/horn on the girls.

    And I'm guessing, if their feet are mostly pink, they are a girl, and mostly yellow they are a boy?

    I also wonder if the spot on their head or absence of one has a significance or not....

    Anyone have experience with this?
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Don't know... , doubt it, but you could be right....
  3. evonne

    evonne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2009
    Las Vegas
    you can tell the sex of.. parakeets?... by the color of the flesh at the top of thier beaks.. so it's poosible... but i have no experience to back it up... i'll go look at my pair of MFD in the am and compare notes...
  4. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    Parakeet males have blue nostrils not beaks, I am going to go back and look at those pictures.
    This one is all males and looks like all dark beaks.

    But here they are as day olds and no dark beaks.

    So maybe they get the dark later on but if that is the case, like with the first picture, by then you could already tell they were all cockrels.

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