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Is this a Black Copper Maran?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Coop de Grille, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This chick has some brown coming in around his/her neck. Is this a Black Copper Maran? S/he is almost 4 weeks old.

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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    its possible...does it have a straight comb?
     
  3. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, it has a single comb. Do you think it's a roo?
     
  4. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks more like a black sex link/black star, as it doesn't seem to have feathered legs. If it is a black sex link, it has to be a girl... but it does look kinda rooish.
     
  5. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Not all Black Copper Marans have feathered legs. French BCM should have feathered legs, UK-type do not.
     
  6. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is colored like a BCM, but I see yellow feet. I think it's a black sexlink. Pullet, either way.
     
    Last edited: Apr 16, 2012
  7. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He could be a pure FCM, or he could be a mix of the following:

    The possible mother could be a Barred Rock, EE or Cuckoo Maran and the father a Wheaten Maran.

    I had 16 eggs, 4 were out of a pure breed Black French Copper Maran. The rest were out of a pen that were mixed with the above hens and Wheaten Roo.
     
  8. KHoward

    KHoward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did we ever find out? My money is on Copper Maran, pullet.
     
  9. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it is a barnevelder pullet
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I pass - don't know
     

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