Is this a Marans? What kind?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by poseygrace, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. poseygrace

    poseygrace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I usually like to get my stock from breeders, but broke down and ordered a few chicks from Meyers. This one is "supposed" to be a Marans (from Meyer's Marans Collection), but I can't find a picture of one that looks like her. Any help is welcome! She's 13 weeks by the way. Notice the white feet.

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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    golden cuckoo maybe
     
  3. BeulahBreezes

    BeulahBreezes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My cuckoo marans, Ethel has gold around her head and neck like your gal...white legs too. She was hatched out at Privette Hatchery in New Mexico.....~Beulah
     
  4. poseygrace

    poseygrace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just found a picture of a golden salmon marans, which she most closely resembles to me, but apparently they are pretty rare. I doubt Meyers would sell one in a collection, but I don't know. ???
     
  5. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    some hatcheries don't own the parent birds (or at-lest not all of them) and get eggs to hatch from breeders, so maybe the breeder mixed up eggs
     
  6. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's a hatchery quality Gold Cuckoo. The good news is she'll probably lay oodles of eggs. The bad news is that she's wildly off-type for color.
     
  7. poseygrace

    poseygrace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for all the help! Hopefully I'll get some dark eggs out of her at least. [​IMG]
     
  8. chickmister

    chickmister Out Of The Brooder

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    The color is almost perfect for a cream legbar pullet..............(not likely though [​IMG])
     
  9. loprettaerin

    loprettaerin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you sure she is not a golden salmon maran. I raise them also they are a project color of mine. I just keep looking at the picture and she really looks like she has the salmon breast color to me in the pictures.

    Do you remember what she looked like as a Chick did she look chipmonked color as she was a baby?
     
  10. fiddlebanshee

    fiddlebanshee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like my welsumers.
     

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