Lavendar maran breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jimmm, Jan 25, 2014.

  1. jimmm

    jimmm New Egg

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    Hi- have feeling this is a cockerel, but not 100% sure. Prob around 3 months old. Any thoughts?
    Thanks in advance.



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  2. WooingWyandotte

    WooingWyandotte Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks a little suspect... (keep in mind I haven't much experience raising Marans) But I think it could go either way. Part his neck feathers to see if there is any new pins coming in that are shiny and pointy. Do the same with the back feathers, especially near the tail. If it's a hen, the new feathers will be round and pretty muted in color; but roosters should have shiny, brilliant points coming in.

    Or, you could just wait for the 4 am crow. :D
     
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  3. chicken pickin

    chicken pickin Overrun With Chickens

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    She looks like a blue copper Marans pullet. Definitely a girl.
     
  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    blue copper marans pullet
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a pullet to me, but I could be wrong.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'd say that you have a pullet. Pretty bird!
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'm not seeing anything that says rooster at this point,
     
  8. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    I do not see a Rooster but maybe in another 6 weeks you can put up some new photos and by that time if this is a Rooster you will have the pointed feathers and you wont need to ask as it will be obvious ........
     

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