Could this be a black copper marans?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by campingshaws, Aug 16, 2014.

  1. campingshaws

    campingshaws Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    So I picked up this pullet at the auction today but can't remember the breed they said. Black copper marans seemed most likely from our googling. Any speculation on age?

    Sorry for the bad pics; we're super new at this and she's not as tame as our other birds.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It's a Black Copper Marans pullet; I'm thinking around four months old.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pretty Black Copper Marans pullet to me.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I think that she's a Black Copper Marans, too. Probably around 12-16 weeks old.
     
  5. campingshaws

    campingshaws Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Thanks everyone! So what I'm hearing is a general consensus of "no eggs this year." :lau
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I think you have about 1 1/2 to 2 months to go before you get your first egg from her.
     
  7. campingshaws

    campingshaws Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Update: I always wonder what happens after the last post in some of these threads. General (Tso) has grown into a lovely, albeit goofy, hen. She overcame a bad case of fowl pox and hasn't laid yet, but she did dig out a nest this morning.

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  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Thanks for the pic and update. She's a beautiful hen. Hopefully she'll lay soon.
     
  9. nab58

    nab58 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It always surprises me how they go from adorable chick to ugly pullet then become a beautiful hen. Thanks for posting the update!
     

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