French Black Copper Maran and EE Roo or pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by talleyfarm, Jan 29, 2015.

  1. talleyfarm

    talleyfarm New Egg

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    Hi! I just need some help sexing my chickens if possible. Every morning at 7:30 I hear a crow but don't know the culprit. The first picture is of the fbcm I suspect is a Roo. [​IMG]

    Here is the other fbcm that I'm sure is a pullet to compare.
    Thanks for the help, I know that fbcm's are hard to sex until you see an egg or hear a crow.[​IMG]


    Now here is my EE that I'm 99% sure is a Roo. [​IMG]

    It also has some red on the wings which I hear is another sign. [​IMG]

    Thank you for all the help!
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Can't see the base of tail on suspected fbcm roo, but those wattles and comb say roo... your EE is definitely a roo, those are nice and pointy saddle and hackle feathers he has... :)
     
  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm leaning towards your Marans being a pullet, but a photo showing the feathers near the tail would be helpful. Your Easter Egger is a definite cockerel.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  5. talleyfarm

    talleyfarm New Egg

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    Thank you for the help so far! You are all very helpful. Here is the side pic that you guys requested of the first fbcm [​IMG] here is the side view of the second fbcm for comparison. Thanks again! [​IMG]
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    The first Marans does appear to be a male.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Both Marans look like pullets, and the EE is a cockerel.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree. You should get some beautiful chocolate eggs from those Marans. :eek:)
     
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  9. talleyfarm

    talleyfarm New Egg

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    Thank you all for the help!!
     
  10. talleyfarm

    talleyfarm New Egg

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    Turns out both are roosters!
     

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