How to tell the difference between baby Barred Rock and a Maran?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by imprimis, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. imprimis

    imprimis Out Of The Brooder

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    As you may know, I am trying to find out what type of chickens I have. I went to MPC because they have pictures of day-olds and found two that look identical. The pictures of the BR and Marans look identical. I even cut and paste the two next to each other so I could see them together and can't tell them apart. Is there any distinguishing difference I am missing?

    Add one more, the Dominiques chick looks the same also........

    thanks,
    Eric
     
    Last edited: Apr 18, 2008
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    The Marans will have white/pinkish legs.
    The Barred Rock should have yellow legs.
    The Dom should have a rosecomb
     
  3. imprimis

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    Thanks Katy, the pictures on the internet do not show the difference in colors. I'll check mine when I get home.......
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You're welcome...hope you have the kind you're wanting. [​IMG]
     

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