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Porcelain D'uccle - girl or boy???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TreeHugger, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. TreeHugger

    TreeHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought this little one at the farmers market yesterday. I really love my 2 D'uccles and so I thought I'd add another. I have no clue on the age on this chick. My guess would be 4-6 weeks old. The guy I bought it from had about 6 chicks that he said were hatched from one of his hens (so they were all the same size and age). They were all were clearly roos (bright red comb) except for this one. It's comb was a little smaller and a little pale. However, now that I got it home I'm starting to wonder if it's just a late bloomer... What you do think? Right now it's in quarentine & I'm sure in 4 weeks I will definately be able to tell.

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  2. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

    May 22, 2010
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    Hmm... I think it's a little early [​IMG]
     
  3. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
    Quote:it is to early to be sure but looks like a rooster
     
  4. The Turken Lady

    The Turken Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's too early to be sure,but I'm going to guess he's a cockerel.
     
  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    D'Uccles can be sexed as early as 3 weeks. I'm pretty sure this is a pullet.
     
  6. crazypetlady

    crazypetlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    pullet I have a 3 week old roo and there is no doubt it's a roo
     
  7. silky_3699

    silky_3699 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2011
    My Own Realm!!!
    Quote:but it may be a hen
     
  8. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a pullet to me [​IMG]
     
  9. TreeHugger

    TreeHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 weeks after I got it... Definately a little Pullet!!!! [​IMG]

    She is still in quarentine but has moved out of total isolation and is now closer to the flock. I'm thrilled! I only allow myself to keep 30 hens max & she makes number 30 so I am done hatching or buying for the year. However, I think she will be a great addition.
     
  10. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Lucky you! I looked all over for a porcelain d'uccle with no luck. Luckily for me, I found a place that orders Mille Fleur's a couple times a year. I went to the farm store the moment they arrived and picked one chick out of 50-60 in the bin. I actually brought home a girl! I'm so happy to keep her in the flock, she is very sweet. I am keeping my eyes open for a porcelain in the future.
     

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