4 wk old Black Copper Marans (2 to compare) boy & girl?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by my4ladies, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. my4ladies

    my4ladies Songster

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    These chicks are a tad bit older than 4 wks. There are some differences between the two. I personally think they are boy and girl, but I'd like some other opinions too.

    This is the first one, we'll call it Frank.
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    Here is the second one, hmmm.... how about Francesca? (Standing on the box). You can see the copper on this one, while Frank has none, if that helps decipher gender.
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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    i think two boys Frank comb and wattles give him away and if the other already as color its probably a roo too as hens get color later than the boys do.
     
  3. silkiemelon

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  4. my4ladies

    my4ladies Songster

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    Thank you. They must be re-homed then. Fine by me... I don't think they're the best quality IMO...but then again, I've never had BCM; maybe they're just ugly as chicks ; )
     
  5. yorklady

    yorklady Chirping

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    Gosh, I have a BCM that is 4 weeks old and his/her comb is not at all pronounced and no sign of wattles. Actually he/she is my favorite chickie and I named him Samson hoping for a cockrel to replace our meanie roo but I think Samson may just be a Sammi! Only time will tell!
     

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