Black Copper Maran? Welsummer? Barnevelder?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rtc35, May 25, 2016.

  1. rtc35

    rtc35 New Egg

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    Last summer we bought a variety of chicks and I don't know what breed this one is. There seem to be a lot of breeds with this type of colouring. I tried to ask the breeder whom I bought it from here in Nova Scotia, but I haven't heard back from them. Does anybody know?

    Thanks,
    Robin
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black Copper Marans
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Poorly colored Marans.
     
  4. rtc35

    rtc35 New Egg

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    Thanks. What makes you say poorly coloured? Do you think he's likely a mix?
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Not necessarily a mix, but he should have a solid black chest. All that copper he's got is not a desirable trait for the Black Copper variety.
     
  6. rtc35

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    I see. To me personally, I would think more colour and less black would make him more aesthetically appealing. When you say it's an undesirable trait, is that because he's atypical?
     

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