Copper Maran Crosses? Gender help.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FlyingFoxFarm, Jan 16, 2017.

  1. FlyingFoxFarm

    FlyingFoxFarm New Egg

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    Picked up two chicks from a woman who runs a bunch of maran colors together. So most likely these birds are both EEs of some kind. I picked them up hoping their Roos. But I'm not so sure one is. Please help.[​IMG][/IMG][​IMG][​IMG][/IMG]
     
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  2. FlyingFoxFarm

    FlyingFoxFarm New Egg

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    The one chick has a yellow spot on its head. The other is all black on top.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    With comb development like that, I'd say they are cockerels
     
  4. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    With combs like that I would bet they are cockerels
     
  5. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look to be cockerels to me with that much comb at this young age. If the breeders were all Marans the chicks won't be Easter Eggers.
     
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They look like cockerels to me.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cockerels
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree. Not sure why you said they'd be EE?

    If you knew the colors available you'd be able to tell if the bird with the white head spot is a sex link or not.
     

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