Identifying help please?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by happybooker1, Oct 12, 2017.

  1. happybooker1

    happybooker1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I picked up an order from Ideal Hatchery yesterday. I have 2 pictures to show you. I TRIED to group chickies who looked similiar together. These SHOULD be either Black Austrolorp or Cuckoo Marans. Can anyone help?

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  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Far to young still. 5-6 weeks is about the youngest can determine with any accuracy.
     
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  3. venymae

    venymae Prairie Wind

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    for breed identification?
     
  4. kitkat5505

    kitkat5505 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Marans have feathered legs and feet, you should see tiny feathers along the outer side of legs and outside toe.
     
  5. Xlcandylx

    Xlcandylx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I got my new Jersey giants they looked kinda like them little guys I'll post a picture of them when they was babies IMG_20170914_122648.jpg
     
  6. Xlcandylx

    Xlcandylx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These guys was less than a week old hopefully it's the same breed. :) btw they will be big birds if they are NJG
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Cuckoo Marans will have a white dot on their heads and Australorps will look a lot a like, but without the dot.
     
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  8. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With any accuracy, yes. Many, many, many breeds start out black.
     
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  9. happybooker1

    happybooker1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't order NJG's. I think the 2nd picture then must be the Marans. They DO have a dot on their heads and I did order 3 pullets.

    To further confuse things, I also ordered 3 assorted rare breed pullets so maybe one IS a NJG.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    too young
     

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