Black copper maran

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Wilebaum, Nov 24, 2014.

  1. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

    117
    15
    68
    Nov 2, 2014
    Murfreesboro, TN
    I got this pullet in a variety pack, my first maran.

    She/he's getting some comb.

    Is this a roo, or can it still be pullet with this comb?

    Crappy phone camera, will try to give you quantity if not quality pics.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Thanks!
     
  2. Dry Creek Ranch

    Dry Creek Ranch Out Of The Brooder

    37
    11
    34
    Nov 20, 2014
    Missouri USA
    Hard to tell. How old is it? Usually easier to tell the sexes at 4-5 weeks when you have pullets to compare at the same age. Cockerels will look taller and skinnier to a pullet by that age. It does not have much leg feathering for a BCM.
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    20,569
    1,158
    391
    Jul 24, 2013
    It's too young to be certain, but I would guess cockerel based on that comb.
     
  4. Wilebaum

    Wilebaum Chillin' With My Peeps

    117
    15
    68
    Nov 2, 2014
    Murfreesboro, TN
    About 3 weeks old. I have no other's from it's brood to compare it to. I did get a few other chicks that are within 1 week of it of varying breed.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    23,605
    1,314
    396
    Jul 24, 2013
    Looks like a cockerel to me.
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    28,339
    4,263
    516
    Apr 23, 2014
    At our lodge
    My Coop
    I'm also going to guess male. I'm not saying that for sure yet though.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    31,452
    3,531
    538
    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Pretty sure that's a cockerel.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    25,582
    2,147
    438
    May 14, 2014
    Montana
    I agree.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by