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Help me properly identify my chooks.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Lana72, Oct 19, 2015.

  1. Lana72

    Lana72 New Egg

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    When I bought these chooks I was told they are Marans, there are wheaten marines and Longhorn marans thats what I was told when i bought them. I can identify via web images I have wheaten marines but the others I can find web photos for them to identify them as longhorn maran.

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    the Longhorn Maran above and the Wheaten below

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  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    I have not heard of a longhorn Maran - could you have misunderstood the name? There are black copper, birchen, cuckoo, golden cuckoo, black, black-tailed buff, white, golden salmon, and columbian. Try here to identify your varieties -

    http://www.maransofamericaclub.com/
     

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