Maran? Hen or rooster

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by StarryEyzz, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. StarryEyzz

    StarryEyzz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty sure its a rooster. Seems to be crowing. My husband saw it try to mount one of our hens, but wanted some other opinions. It has a floppy comb, it has some "lacy" like saddle/tail feathers.

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  2. joelharris

    joelharris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes he is a cockerel [​IMG]
     
  3. StarryEyzz

    StarryEyzz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL. That was one I was 99.99% sure. Sometimes you need some else to confirm the obvious!
     
  4. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    He is a rooster and unless the color on your camera is off he is not a marans. They should have pinkish white legs yours appear to have yellow. And it wont let me enlarge the picture either
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Being able to enlarge the pic would sure help. I agree he looks like a mixed breed rooster. That dark coloring means he only had one barred parent, the floppy/funky comb says mixed ancestry, as does the red leakage on the hackle feathers.
     
  6. Avlana

    Avlana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. Looks like a mixed breed rooster.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Mixed rooster, possibly with some Easter Egger in him.
     

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