What makes Belgian Bearded d'Uccle Bantams....

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BarredCometLaced, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. BarredCometLaced

    BarredCometLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What makes Belgian Bearded d'Uccle Bantams not cold hardy?
     
  2. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

    Mar 29, 2010
    I live in Central PA and it gets pretty dang cold here, and mine do just fine. You have to watch that their combs don't get frostbitten, but no other issues that I have noticed with mine.


    Where do you live?
     
  3. BarredCometLaced

    BarredCometLaced Chillin' With My Peeps

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    New Hampshire [​IMG]
     
  4. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ny...we'll see this year! I think a lot of places warn against feather footed breeds being in the snow/ice....
     
  5. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    My faverolles are feather footed, and they are supposed to be winter hardy...
     
  6. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Lol...true... also I have seen conflicting lists of "cold-hardy" breeds as well.
     
  7. joanie_maine

    joanie_maine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in Central Maine and have no problem keeping cochins and d'Uccles through the winters.

    Draft free housing, high roosts and plenty of bedding helps.
     

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