Black Marans going to be black?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by gitlost80, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. gitlost80

    gitlost80 Trigger Pullet

    Mar 27, 2009
    I am picking up my Black Maran chicks next week.The eggs they are hatching from are very very dark,and the Rooster they came from is black/copper, and the hens are either black/cooper or solid black.Im new to having chickens and Ive heard there are different color variations.Im REALLY hoping mine will turn out to be black or black/copper.Any chance they can turn out to be one of the other colors Ive heard about?
  2. Autumn Mama

    Autumn Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 15, 2009
    British Columbia,
    You could try posting this question under the "breeds" forum; there may be a greater response/knowledge base there. [​IMG]
  3. aberfitch

    aberfitch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2008
    Texas Fort Worth
    If you don't know the history of your breeder, Line, stock it will just be a wild guess then. Be weary because there are may people who think their birds are marans and they just look like marans. There are about 10 types of marans .. The cooco is the most common. You can even get those at hatcheries!

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