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Black Maran? Is this a Rooster

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by boondockkid, May 31, 2016.

  1. boondockkid

    boondockkid Out Of The Brooder

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    So we got them as chicks (hatched) but it just crowed at me. Can you tell me what this is?

    Andy [​IMG]
     
  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cockerel. How old?
     
  3. boondockkid

    boondockkid Out Of The Brooder

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    We got them at easter.
     
  4. boondockkid

    boondockkid Out Of The Brooder

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    Crap it's a rooster?
     
  5. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep, sorry.
     
  6. boondockkid

    boondockkid Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! Could he have fertilized their eggs?
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you have laying hens, it is possible he fertilized their eggs though unlikely as he isn't quite two months old yet. Even if he did it doesn't matter; fertilized eggs are edible and don't begin developing chicks until about three days of consistent 100 degree temps. You planning on keeping him?
     
  8. boondockkid

    boondockkid Out Of The Brooder

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    No. My city doesn't allow chickens so he's gotta go.
     

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