How long for Marans to feather in?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by seventreesfarm, Jul 25, 2013.

  1. seventreesfarm

    seventreesfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched a roo on April 1st from eggs that came from a BYCer's blue/black/splash Marans pen. He enormous already, and still filling in feathers. But so far I only see colored feathers on his neck. His saddle feathers are coming in nice and shiny, but solid black. His underparts look really dark blue instead of black, but I think they will end up black too.

    Should he be showing more color now, is he still too young to have full coloring, or did I get a mutt?
     

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