Black Cuckoo Maran - which gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HeatherIhn, Sep 1, 2015.

  1. HeatherIhn

    HeatherIhn Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All!

    I am new to this chicken business, and 2 months ago I got 6 baby chicks. There are a couple that I question if they're cockerels or pullets, and I'm hoping you guys can help me out.

    This is Margaret Hatcher, our Black Cuckoo Maran. She is by far the largest of them all, is the one to call the other girls in for bedtime, and her comb is slightly bigger than the rest. However, it is not very red nor is it as prominent as other photos I've seen of BCM roosters.

    I can try to provide more photos later if this one isn't good enough.

    Crossing my fingers...
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Cute name; and she can keep it, for Margaret Hatcher is a pullet. :eek:)
     
  3. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes. Looks like it to me also. And by the way, [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I agree , plus go to the New Member Introduction thread and get a proper welcome to BYC from the greeters.
     
  5. HeatherIhn

    HeatherIhn Out Of The Brooder

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    WEeeee heeee! That's great news to hear, thanks Everyone! I guess she's just our little basketball player.

    Will go get a proper intro now, but thanks for helping me!
     
  6. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree :) :welcome
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome; and welcome to BYC. :eek:)
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Pullet.
     
  9. HeatherIhn

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    I hope I'm wrong...I trust your guys' judgement but "her" growth is just so different from the rest, and her comb is much larger than the rest too
     

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