Is this a Wheaten Marans?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by wsdareme, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. wsdareme

    wsdareme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased and hatched 7 French Black Copper Marans eggs. 6 of the chicks were dark, and the 7th was light colored. I was told that it is not uncommon for Wheaten Marans to occur from BCM crosses. Is that true? Now, at 6 weeks, he still appears to be white. Is that normal for a Wheaten? Will it be a while before his colored feathers come in? Here are some pictures of the little guy...
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