help me pick which black copper marans rooster stays

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by fish n cheeps, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. fish n cheeps

    fish n cheeps Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 23, 2010
    I have four, 16 week old BCM roosters, and I can only keep one, I need a little help choosing the "best" one. I know that they're not show birds, and I have no big plans on breeding and selling eggs, (other than eggs for eating) I just want to keep the one that is closest to what a BCM should look like. I think they are all a little over melanized (sp?) Thanks for any help.



  2. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2011
    a place
    I don't know much about BCMs but I like #3 best. [​IMG]
  3. I-Have-Happy-Hens

    I-Have-Happy-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 16, 2010
    Carrboro, NC
  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    If you don't have breeding plans, why don't you just keep the one you think is the most handsome. They are all very close in looks. Is there one that is more layed back and gentle than the others? That is the one I would choose. The one with the nicest temperament.
  5. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Quote:I second that, but I like #4 because of his comb and tail feathers. But that's MO.

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