Is this a meat chicken?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Shellystanley, Jun 16, 2016.

  1. Shellystanley

    Shellystanley Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted in the raising baby chicks forum before I realized that this forum existed Haha but I still have the same question. Is this little chick a meat chicken? My husband picked them up for me about three weeks ago and he was supposed to be picking up 3 wheaten Marans. As soon as I saw this one it reminded me of a Cornish cross. Now it's more than double its "siblings" size and it looks nothing like them. But those two look nothing alike either. I'll post pics of all three of them...[​IMG]
     
  2. Shellystanley

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    This is one of its "siblings" [​IMG]
     
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    And this is the other one...
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  4. Shellystanley

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    Another picture of the bird in question...
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    [​IMG]
     
  6. Lincy

    Lincy Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a cornish cross roo to me.
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Chicken Obsessed

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    It has feathered legs, so definitely not pure Cornish. Could be a mix or a very fast growing White Maran cockerel. I'm not really sure on breed, but all three are cockerels.
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Marans mixes.
     
  9. drumstick diva

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  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree it could be a white sport Marans, or a mix. It's a cockerel, so is the second bird (who is also mixed). the last bird looks like a pullet, but that's not Wheaten color, so she's likely mixed also.
     

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