Think I'm in the D'uccle business what do ya'll think???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by pamperedpoultry, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    Here are a few pictures of my upcomeing spring layers I hope

    my black mottled hen

    My Blue mottled hen

    and the roo's their about a month or 2 younger
    The black mottled

    & the Blue
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    [​IMG] those are so good looking:) [​IMG]
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    [​IMG] Those are gorgeous! Makes me want some now LOL!
  4. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

    Jul 7, 2007
    Middle TN
    Ooooooo, lovely! I love that first black and white girl. Pretty, pretty, pretty!

    I have mille fleur d'uccles, but I have to say that their temperament is pretty cranky. They are not friendly chickens and both the hens and the roo routinely peck at me. The roo flogs me about once a week. They are on the short list for rehoming. Sad, because I find them to be gorgeous birds.
  5. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    They look really nice. Think the black mottled hen may have too much white, cause she should get more mottling as she ages. But if bred to the black mottled male, it may balance out.
  6. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY
    Aren't they precious? [​IMG] Where did you get them?
    ETA: You do realize that you don't have to keep both the roosters, right? Blue and black are compatable colors, you really only need one or the other. Unless you want to, can never have enough d'uccles. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2009
  7. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    I'm goin to attempt to keep them all together unless they start fighting Im curious to see whos goin to be the prettier roo. Also I'd like to keep the black mottled to balance out the white on the hen.
  8. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    How much mottling does the blue male have?
  9. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    he has very little, about the only white on him is his chest, tips of wings and end of tail feathers.
  10. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    So then either the blue or the black male would work with the black female.

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