Breed please!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by kefirmama, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. kefirmama

    kefirmama New Egg

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    Hello everyone,
    I hope someone can help me identify the breed and gender of these chickens. I bought 2, one as a maran pullet and one as an olive egger pullet. Both look very similar and now I'm not too sure they are hens. [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Can anyone help? Thanks!
     
  2. jpalmatier83

    jpalmatier83 Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol, so I'm no good with breeds... But t think I've learned to spot a roo... They both seem really shaped and feathered like Roos.
     
  3. kefirmama

    kefirmama New Egg

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    That's what I was afraid of. They haven't started roosting. I'm just a little mad if they are because we bought them as pullets. They were about 10 weeks old when we got them. Me not knowing the difference...that's too bad[​IMG].
     
  4. kefirmama

    kefirmama New Egg

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    That's what I was afraid of. I feel like they have fooled me by selling me what they were not.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Don't feel badly -it happens to a majority of us. It's hard to find honest sellers especially when buying from feed stores etc. where their employees know next to nothing about breeds.
     
  6. ADuckOnQuack

    ADuckOnQuack Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes definatly a rooster not sure on the breed
     
  7. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Both are roosters, and neither is a pure Marans... sorry... :/
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Mixed breed cockerels
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Call the seller and ask for a refund. It would have been obvious to an experienced eye at 10 weeks those were cockerels. Shame on the seller.
     
  10. kefirmama

    kefirmama New Egg

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    Thanks everyone! I have contacted the seller and she gladly agreed to take them back.
     

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