how to tell the diff bet marans and cochin chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NorthTexaschick, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. NorthTexaschick

    NorthTexaschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These babes are only a few days old. I can tell the Brahmas b/c of the comb difference - but how do I differentiate between possible marans chicks and cochins? (Hope the answer isn't obvious and I realize it as soon as I post this.)
     
  2. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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    Quote:I don't have any pics of Marans chicks, but here's a couple of pics of Cochin chicks:
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  3. NorthTexaschick

    NorthTexaschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! It's the black ones I'm having trouble with. I found images online of both types of chicks but I cannot tell them apart!
     
  4. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    I wouldn't think the marans wouldn't be as heavily feathered on the legs......
     
  5. NorthTexaschick

    NorthTexaschick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I'm thinking, too. I may just have to wait a few weeks to see...
     
  6. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

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