Black Copper Marans cockerel or pullet??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by nashchick, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. nashchick

    nashchick In the Brooder

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    I have two BCMs around 11 weeks old. One of them has always been huge and looks
    different to me. It has enormous legs, a copper neck & the feathering on its
    face looks different. However, the saddle feathers look rounded to me. The
    smaller one is just starting to get some coppery tones on her neck, but I feel
    pretty sure she's a pullet. Any idea from this photo? Thx!

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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Both of those are pullets. Male Black Copper Marans look much different. [​IMG]
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Yes, those both look like pullets.
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging Staff Member Premium Member 9 Years

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    Both pullets.
     
  5. nashchick

    nashchick In the Brooder

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    Yay! So glad! Out of curiosity, what would be the characteristics of a cockerel at 11 weeks?
     
  6. sillycmoy

    sillycmoy Songster

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    Here is mine at 9 weeks old. He is a French Black Copper so he has feathered legs.

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  7. CowGrrrl

    CowGrrrl Songster

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    Both pullets
     

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