what is a "porcelain"?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chicknadventure, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. chicknadventure

    chicknadventure Songster

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    I went to a backyard breeder today, and she showed me the PRETTIEST chickens and called them "porcelains" I believe. Is that really a breed? They almost looked like a "lavender" something I saw around here....
     

  2. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    its a color not a breed. ive a porcelain d'uccle pullet. its basicly the millie fluer patteren diluted the only color not affected is the white. milli color is buff, black, and white when diluted the buff looks like a light creamish color (to me anyways), the black is lavender, and the white is unaffected.

    with lavender its a solid light even gray all over (not to be confussed with blue [​IMG] )
     
  3. its a color not a breed. several breeds can come in that color
     
  4. chicknadventure

    chicknadventure Songster

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    thanks-they were SO pretty :) I was hoping it was a true breed so I could get some later....
     

  5. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    severl breeds come in the porcelain color find a breed you like and see if it comes in porcelain :)
     

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