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Anyone have any idea what breed this lovely lady might be?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HootonChic, Aug 1, 2016.

  1. HootonChic

    HootonChic Just Hatched

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    She's standing on his right shoulder in this pic.
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    They're rather rare, but I'd guess she's a Splash Marans. Could also be a Splash Andalusian with discolored legs.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. HootonChic

    HootonChic Just Hatched

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    The lady I bought her from said she was a blue marans but the pictures I had seen didn't look the same. Thank you so much!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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  6. HootonChic

    HootonChic Just Hatched

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    Blue, that's what we've called her since she was 3 days old, laid her first egg today. It seems to fit with her being a Marans, right?
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    Hers is the chocolate one on the right.
     
  7. carlf

    carlf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, correct egg color for a maran
     
  8. AshlyMommaWard

    AshlyMommaWard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes. Most blue birds (besides self blue, whole 'nother subject) come in blue black & splash. Her official title would be Blue copper Marans, but she is the splash shade of blue. Beautiful! Bred to a black rooster you'd get 100% blue chicks. But blue bred to blue yields 50% blue, 25% splash, 25% black.
    Sorry, too much info, just thought you might like to know.
    :)
     
  9. HootonChic

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    No. Thank you so much! I love getting all the info I can. Very interesting!
     
  10. AshlyMommaWard

    AshlyMommaWard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh OK. :)
    Breeding and genetics really sparked my interest last year, so I try to share some of the easily understandable bits.
    One of my favorite birds was a blue copper marans, she was so pretty, so confident and clever.. Marilyn. Yours is gorgeous.
     

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