Given 2 chicks.....Any guesses as to what they are?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CluckinBumpkin, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. CluckinBumpkin

    CluckinBumpkin Out Of The Brooder

    So my boyfriends father showed up at our house and gave me 2 new chicks(I have 3 RIR and 6 Barred rock). He said he doesnt remember what the guy told him they were. [​IMG]Started with an "M". My guess is Marans...they have some feathering on the legs. Are they in fact Marans and does anyone know what kind/color theyll be? Im sure asking sex would be out out of the question. I'm guessing they are about 3weeks old as well. Thanks for any help.
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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    looks like a blue marans and either a sport "white" or splash (should get some other color feathers on it)
     
  3. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    X2. Or a blue copper Maran, but those are uncommon.
     
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  4. CluckinBumpkin

    CluckinBumpkin Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks so much ya'll...I was convinced they were marans after searching some more. I know nothing about them or the colors. I appreciate it! [​IMG]
     
  5. CluckinBumpkin

    CluckinBumpkin Out Of The Brooder

    The little hens are in deed a Splash Marans and a Blue Copper Marans. Not only has the little white one started getting more and more random blue feathers but I was able to track down the whole story as to where they came from. [​IMG]
     
  6. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] They are going to be purty! [​IMG]
     
  7. CluckinBumpkin

    CluckinBumpkin Out Of The Brooder

    Just an update...my Marans are growing very quickly! They are absolutely the most easy going sweet chickens I have. When they get startled they come running to me. Here they are today at about 6wks old:
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  8. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh my goodness! How adorable!!!

    I feel a flock expansion coming on..... [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. DeerFangRanch

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    It's so great when you get the perfect gift (or two).
     

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