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Maran Question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JScatt69, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. JScatt69

    JScatt69 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello!
    I purchased a few Black Copper Maran eggs in which I hatched four chicks. Anyway, 2 of the chicks have feathers on their legs and 2 do not also two are black and white and two are a greyish color.
    Can someone tell me what they think might be the difference?
    I know it might be hard without pics but my camera is down. Thanks!!


    J
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Sounds like black, blue and splash. A blue marans mated to a blue marans will give black, blue and splash chicks.

    Different breeds, but........

    Black:
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    These are BCM:
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    Blue:
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    Splash:
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  3. JScatt69

    JScatt69 Out Of The Brooder

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    Cool! Thanks for the pics!
    I'll try and get some pics up soon
     

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