Mille Fluer D'uccle supposed to have muffs and beards? or 2 types?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by amartinlb, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. amartinlb

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    I bought five chicks, I saw the mom and dad did not have beards, though both were pretty colored. I noticed in pictures here and on feathersite they show pics of both.
     
  2. ve

    ve Songster

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    There is an old Dutch breed called Booted Bantams. Millefluer D'Uccle actually differs from the Booted Bantams with the beard and muff which they have. Both breeds exist in the same colors. Many people think they are the same breed.
     
  3. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    The Mille fluer D'Uccle is the breed Belgian bearded d'uccle
    the "Mille Fleur" is only the color pattern..
    Belgian bearded d'uccle should have a bearded and feather footed IF it has a single comb..
    There is a Belgian bearded d'uccle that is clean legged
    ( no feathers on the feet ) BUT in must rose comb...
    Then there is the Booted Bantams that are booted (feather footed) and no beards and they must have a single comb..
    Do you have a picture that will help...
    Chris
     
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  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Quote:d'uccle



    There is a Belgian bearded d'uccle that is clean legged
    ( no feathers on the feet ) BUT in must rose comb...

    d'anvers



    Then there is the Booted Bantams that are booted (feather footed) and no beards and they must have a single comb..
    Do you have a picture that will help...
    Chris

    booted bantam (as you said [​IMG] )​
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    thats right is d'anvers well i didnt do to bad for not looking in the APA book... [​IMG]
    chris
     
  6. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Hey, you had the knowledge, and didn't immediately call it an EE [​IMG]

    I was just adding the names to your descriptions [​IMG]
     
  7. amartinlb

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    We have Mille Fleur Belgian Booted Bantams then. I'll have my son take pictures later since they are already a month old to see if any of you have any guesses to obvious males or females.
     

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