2 Hens..Marans and Game? Help!!!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by drfarm, Nov 19, 2009.

  1. drfarm

    drfarm New Egg

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    Hi any help is appreciated

    Hen 1 came as 1 of 3 bl.splash marans chicks.other 2 are, but this one (blue feathered legs, tiny straight comb, and very gentle)?
    Hen 2 (dark) is a blue legged game. I would like to know what strain or line she could be? (docile w/ me for a game, most of the body feathers are penciled, dark skin wherever visible)

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  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    drfarm: Hen 2 (dark) is a blue legged game. I would like to know what strain or line she could be? (docile w/ me for a game, most of the body feathers are penciled, dark skin wherever visible)

    Looks like a American Game or American Game cross..
    She could be a variety of American Game known as "Hatch".......
    There so many strains and lines out there it would be hard to say. Every good breeder has his/her own strain and line..
    You said she is Penciled? Could it be that she is Laced?

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  3. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    I'm sorry, but hen 1 is not a Marans. She has the slate legs of a White Langshan.
     
  4. Madcap621

    Madcap621 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is the difference between 'penciled' & 'laced'? pictures if available please, I am a 'visual learner' [​IMG]
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:Here is a picture of a Silver Laced Wyandotte: (Not my bird)
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    And here is a picture of a Silver Penciled Wyandotte: (Not my bird)
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    Chris
     
  6. Madcap621

    Madcap621 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Both are beautiful but the penciled one makes my eyes wiggle in a still photo! What I would do watcing one moving blows the mind! [​IMG]

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