Marans... male or female?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Ellie, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    Well, what is your guess? This is my first Marans chick so I haven't a clue and thought I would ask those who are in the know. [​IMG]

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    To me, it looks girly, but I don't have any Marans, so may not be qualified to say. How old is it now, Ellie?
     
  3. chicken boy sam

    chicken boy sam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2009
    I think it's a pullet!!!! (dark legs, no comb)
     
  4. LovinMyHensInNC!

    LovinMyHensInNC! Chillin' With My Peeps

    It looks like a pullet to me as well. My Marans pullets always feather out way earlier than the cockerals. And having no comb is a good sign!
     
  5. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    So far it's looking like a pullet [​IMG]

    Unless she sprouts a comb overnight in the next week, I'd say you're good to go!
     
  6. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, Ellie, guess your run of pullets is holding. Amazing. Only you would get only pullets every time you hatch. Good grief, woman, we all want that luck! And you didn't even hatch this one! How on earth do you do that?? [​IMG]
     
  7. HenPen

    HenPen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2009
    New Hampshire
    Quote:Is Dark legs a sign of a pullet??
     
  8. Ellie

    Ellie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2007
    Redding, Ca.
    This chick is 2 weeks and 2 days old. Gosh, I have had several hatches by broodies and have had only one male!! Land Sakes!! [​IMG]
     
  9. chicken boy sam

    chicken boy sam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2009
    Quote:Is Dark legs a sign of a pullet??

    In some breeds....
     
  10. HenPen

    HenPen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2009
    New Hampshire
    Quote:Is Dark legs a sign of a pullet??

    In some breeds....

    I just hatched out 4 B/B/S Marans...3 are Blue and 1 is a Splash they are 2 weeks old and all have dark legs and combs seem small,I can't imagine they all woul dbe girls but that would be GREAT!!!
     

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