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Black Copper Marans chicks sex/progression

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I got 6 BCM a couple of days ago. smile.png they are a week old today! I know it's too early to tell definitively, but I wanted to put my guesses out there on their genders. I plan to keep taking pictures weekly to track their growth and all of our guesses!
I used zip ties to mark them. They all look pretty similar to me, a couple stick out. Let me know what yall think about their genders!! Also, they appear to be the "French" variety, as they have leg feathers down their legs to the outside toe. I love it!

Right now, I believe there are two Roos and four hens. There should be 4 pictures of each chick. What do yall think? And are there any other helpful pictures I should be taking?

And yes, they are living in my bathroom right now


Blue chick ( suspected roo #1 )
Reasons... Orangy, larger comb. Very small, non-existant tail. Smallest chick, smaller wing feathers, very little white on wings.







Red chick ( suspected roo )
Larger/wider comb. Down doesn't go all the way to the comb, very small tail feathers. Smaller than the others. Less white on wing feathers.






Orange chick






Pink chick





Purple chick





Yellow chick





Edited by kirlo357 - 10/2/15 at 3:15pm
post #2 of 3
Yeah I can't even begin to make a guess but I will say this. Looks like you have a nice bathroom and I'm jealous of your marans. I want some so bad but according to SOMEBODY!! I've reached my chicken limit 😀 Have a great day!
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Update! Two weeks old.

Orange




Purple




Pink



Blue




Red




Yellow


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