tough decision - d'uccles or bantam cochins?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hypnofrogstevie, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Its time to add to the flock. I want to hatch out d'uccles and cochins but need to know which one to start with. I am looking for a good layer with alot of personality. Good natured and docile. I wanted to go with standard cochins but don't know if I should.

    Whats your opinion?
     
  2. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    Wow! You're back! Welcome back. I don't have an answer to your question, but just wanted to say [​IMG]
     
  3. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly, both aren't very good layers lol. The standard cochins will give you bigger eggs, but less than the d'uccles do. My d'uccle is so incredibly sweet! She flys up on your arm on command and just LOVES people! Even our old roo was very sweet. As a breed, d'uccles are definately one of my favorites.
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    Hey chickflick!

    Thanks silkieluvr. I been dying to get some d'uccles into the mix. Thank you for the advice!
     
  5. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problemo! [​IMG]
     

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