Valley Hatchery invites you to experience the enchanting world of Porcelain d’Uccle Bantam Chickens, a rarer and mesmerizing variant of the Belgian Bearded d’Uccle breed. Recognized by the APA in 1965, these chickens are not just poultry; they’re a piece of living art, hailing from the historic town of Uccle in Belgium.
The Porcelain d’Uccle Bantam captivates with its unique plumage, a masterpiece resembling moonlight shimmering on frost-touched grass. Each feather is a delicate parchment hue, adorned with a lavender blue crescent-moon and a pale, gibbous spangle, creating an ethereal dappled grey effect. This plumage is a result of a specific genetic blend that softens the more common Mille Fleur’s vibrant tones into cool, serene pastels.
As true bantam breeds, these chickens don’t have a larger counterpart, making them a quaint and charming addition to any coop. Their full beards, muffs, and distinct feathered feet, often described as “booted bantams,” add to their whimsical appearance. The Porcelain d’Uccle is ideally suited to free-ranging due to their preference for exploring, though they can adapt to confined spaces.
Beyond their beauty, these birds are known for their gentle, docile nature, making them perfect for poultry shows and excellent pets, especially for families. They are broody and make wonderful mothers, hatching and nurturing their chicks with care. Despite their fairy-tale appearance, they are practical layers, producing around 100 eggs per year.
Their unique coloration, the Porcelain – a blend of grey and lemon/citron, is a result of combining blue and lavender genes, transforming the standard black and red/buff hues of the original Mille Fleur, into something truly magical.
Embrace the opportunity to bring a touch of magic to your backyard with the Porcelain d’Uccle Bantam Chickens. Order now from Valley Hatchery and let these enchanting birds light up your life with their serene beauty and gentle charm.