6 week old chicks - Anconas and Cuckoo Marans

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cyclonechick, Mar 25, 2017.

  1. Cyclonechick

    Cyclonechick Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first time raising Anconas and Cuckoo Marans! For those of you "in the know", are they showing any definitive signs of being a pullet or rooster?

    1. Poppy - Cuckoo Marans - Pullet?
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    2. Pepper - Cuckoo Marans - Pullet?

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    3. Taz - Ancona - Pullet?
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    4. Zebra - Ancona - Pullet?

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    Zebra in forefront - Taz in back
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    5. White Mamba - Ancona - Roo?
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    Thanks for any help!
    Susan
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The Marans are pullets.

    I'm not personally familiar with Anconas, but they're a Mediterranean breed so they'll get larger combs earlier than a lot of other breeds. I do think you have the one cockerel, and I'm on the fence about Taz. I'm hoping it's just early development, what you'll want to be looking for is the comb getting red before say 12ish weeks, that'll mean cockerel.
     
  3. chicken4prez

    chicken4prez Overrun With Chickens

    Poopy and Pepper are pullets.
    Taz looks a bit like a cock. Zebra looks like a pullet.Whote Mamba is a cock.
     
  4. Cyclonechick

    Cyclonechick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the feedback! Appreciate it!
     
  5. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am thinking that White Mamba is a cockerel, and am not sure about Tax as well. I think that the others are most likely pullets. Ancona's are such a pretty breed! I have never actually seen one in person before.
     
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  7. Cyclonechick

    Cyclonechick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I'll keep an eye on the color of the comb for sure!

    Appreciate the help from everyone! This is the BEST place to get advice/input! : )
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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