is this copper maran a rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bbertone, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    That big red comb, and that darker shade of blue on the shoulder/wings. He's still a bit young for the male 'copper' on the shoulders, and for male specific feathering.
     
  2. bbertone

    bbertone Out Of The Brooder

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    That being said,here is my black copper maran. She has a bunch of copper on her? [​IMG]
     
  3. bbertone

    bbertone Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is the picture of my black and blue copper marans. Both are in question now. Rooster or hen. [​IMG]
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  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Still a cockerel. :eek:(
     
  5. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Your only pullet is one the left, in the back. The other 2 are have that darker red coming in on the wings, which is a very distinctively male trait. Females will not have red/copper/gold on the wings.
    This one already has male specific saddle feathers.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on junebuggena's post.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x 3 agree with Junebuggena
     
  8. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty Premium Member

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    x4
     
  9. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    X5, sorry. [​IMG]
     
  10. bbertone

    bbertone Out Of The Brooder

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    That sucks! The black copper maran is my favorite. She is the only one to sit in my hand and is so calm. Bummer. Thanks for all the advice!
     

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