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Black Copper Maran Chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cheyenne13, Mar 4, 2015.

  1. Cheyenne13

    Cheyenne13 In the Brooder

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    I just got a Black Copper Maran Trio and plan on hatching chicks. Is there any way to sex these chicks at a day old??
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging 7 Years

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    Hi and welcome to BYC.

    BCM's are not sexable at hatch except by vent sexing.
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you have joined us. No experience in sexing new baby chicks, but hope you get what you want in your hatching plans.
     
  4. Cheyenne13

    Cheyenne13 In the Brooder

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    Thanks[​IMG]
     
  5. Cheyenne13

    Cheyenne13 In the Brooder

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    Has Anyone ever crossed a BCM with a frizzle cochin bantam? I currently have any egg of that cross under my frizzle hen and was curious for the outcome of it
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging 7 Years

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  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC.[​IMG] I'm glad you joined our wonderful community!

    There is no way to sex Black Copper Marans at hatch, unless you vent-sex them. I've never crossed a Marans with a frizzle Cochin, but I suspect that you'll end up with a chick that has feathered feet (since feathered legs are a dominant trait), and it may be frizzled.
     
  9. Cheyenne13

    Cheyenne13 In the Brooder

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    Im about to try the chicken calulator Thanks so much for your help:)
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    Hope you will update when that egg hatches, I'd love to see what you get from that cross.
     

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