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post #21 of 23
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Originally Posted by popsicle View Post

Not a Wheaten Marans.  Looks like a red chicken (Production Red, Rhode Island Red, Cinnamon Queen, or whatever else the breeder/hatchery calls their strain).  Marans should have white/pink shanks that are feathered.
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Thanks so much. This little mystery had me scratching my head bc it was either from the rare assorted breeds or just a flat out extra!
post #22 of 23
I just had mine hatch yesterday only I'm not sure what breeds of marans theses are..I got eggs at livestock auction and they just said marans.any ideas..I'm new to marans.
post #23 of 23

I'm certainly no expert but they look like a mix of black copper and wheatens. Julie

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