Blue Birchen Marans from Greenfire.... 4 weeks old ?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by goedric, Oct 14, 2017.

  1. goedric

    goedric Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello All:

    The Blue Birchen Marans chicks I ordered from Greenfire are 4 weeks old now... I am posting pics of each .. gender guesses anyone? There are three blues and one splash... there are several pics of each chick... chick 3 in the last 2 photos of it... you can see a little brown feather bleed thru... not horrible but may not use this one for breeding purposes... they are cute and friendly little devils.. on my antique Persian runner no less!
     

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  2. Parront

    Parront Overrun With Chickens

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Too young and remember 'YOU 'put them on the antique Persian runner :th
     
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  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    They are still kinda young still. I'd wait 2-3 more weeks before deciding for sure. But prominent, dark pink combs at just 4 weeks......not a good sign. I'm leaning towards all cockerels, but like said its still early.
     
  5. JedJackson

    JedJackson Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, too young to get reliable answers. The bird in pics 2 and 3 looks most like a cockerel with that big comb.
     
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    flowerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please tell us.. Who turned out girls and who turned out boys.
     
  7. goedric

    goedric Chillin' With My Peeps

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    # 1 was a rooster... the other 3 were hens.... the splash is the sweetest hen you can imagine... unfortunately... one 2 hens and the rooster there was way too much straw colored leakage to use them as breeders... pretty dissapointed with the quality on the GFF stock w regard to BBS Marans.. the Svarts I got from them were awesome... however best... jeff ashenfarms.com
     
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