What kind of chicken is my rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by marymary, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. marymary

    marymary In the Brooder

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  2. Pathfinders

    Pathfinders Crowing

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    He looks like a Booted Bearded Bantam or perhaps a solid d'Uccle. Not all d'Uccles are Mille Fleur, it is a variety (color) not a breed.

    Where did you get him?
     
  3. standardbanty

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    Definitly a duncle
     
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Yes, he is a d'uccle (note the beard & muffs).
     
  5. Kev

    Kev Crowing

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    He looks like a Mille Fleur, minus the mottling. If he came from a hatchery, probably is a Mille not pure or completely lacking the one gene necessary for the mottling.

    If you breed him with a Mille or Porcelain hen and half of the offspring turn out mottled, there's your answer(a Mille not pure for mottled).

    (Porcelain because they are simply Mille Fleur with the addition of lavender)
     
  6. abluechipstock

    abluechipstock Songster

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    i saw that ideal had a bunch of different colored d'uccles, he probably came from there
     
  7. marymary

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    He came from McMurray, in the mixed bantam package. He was the only one like this, others were mostly frizzles, cochins and brahmas.
     

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