Marans/EE chicks - 4 weeks - opinions?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Wynette, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    These are French Copper Black Marans over a silver colored EE. At first, it was looking like I had a blue male and a blue female, and a black male and black female. Now, the blue "female" appears to have 3 rows of peas in her comb....I'd love some opinions:

    Blue (definitely) boy:

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    Blue (I thought was a girl, now not sure...):

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    Black (definitely) boy:
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    Black (definitely) girl:

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    Do you think I have them right? I'm anxious to hear opinions on the blue that I thought was a girl, but now's looking like a cockerel. Thanks a bunch!
     
  2. Jeff9118

    Jeff9118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hard to say but I would still say girl. You should know for sure in about a week. If comb development continues Male if not Female
     
  3. Heidi

    Heidi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd have to agree w/ Jeff. The black pullet sure is pretty.
     
  4. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Thanks, guys! If it's a boy, he's way behind in development. But with only two others to compare to, and them being mutts, you just never know!

    Thanks, Heidi! You're liking the blacks again! Interesting! This girl "should" lay a gorgeous, dark olive egg...it's going to be a LONG wait for this one to lay! [​IMG]
     

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