blue copper maran question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by liv4fun, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. liv4fun

    liv4fun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how do you tell a Blue Copper Maran Hen from a Blue Giant or Blue Orpington?
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    overall color and body shape will get pics from feathersite up in a few mins

    also the marans WILL have copper colored hackles while the other two breeds will have the dark blue/black hackles
     
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  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    marans
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  4. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Marans will most likey have lightly feathered legs too, most BBS copper marans I have seen have the feathered legs.
    They should also lay dark brown eggs.
     

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