Maran Pullets, Cockarels, one of each?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JennH6, Nov 9, 2013.

  1. JennH6

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    These two are 10 weeks old This coming Weds. I've gone back and forth. I thought both were Roos, but now I'm not so sure. I have no experience with Marans.[​IMG]
    I'm hoping maybe this is a Pullet
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    This one has features similar to my Splash Cockeral the same age.
     
  2. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on my phone so I can't see detail that great but with those big combs and wattles at 10 weeks, I'm voting both are roosters.
     
  3. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you get a better face shot of the first one?
     
  4. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    from what I can see they both look like cockerels, but better pictures would help
     
  5. JennH6

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    This took a bit of time, very camera shy chicken.[​IMG]
    The reason I wondered if it could be a Pullet is the comb is much smaller and pale pink compared to the ones I'm sure are Roos. [​IMG]
    The tail is shorter and doesn't curl downward.
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    Of course I'm hoping by some miracle to have more than 1/4 Pullets, lol.
     
  6. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    i'm leaning towards cockerel. Thats a lot of comb and wattle for the age plus reddness
     
  7. JennH6

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    Oh well, guess one Splash Pullet is better than no Pullets. Thanks!
     
  8. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

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    I would keep them a little while longer just to be 110% positive
     
  9. JennH6

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    I'm planning on it, just to be sure. I've learned with nature, their can be exceptions to the rule.
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think they are both cockerels.
     
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