Marans or Plymouth Rock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jennhalcyon, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. jennhalcyon

    jennhalcyon Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi again! Here's another cutie that I'm hoping you all can help out with. Hubby got this at TSC and said it was Plymouth Rock. Not too sure though as the wings don't look barred.

    We absolutely adore this little one...so friendly that it jumps right onto my hand anytime I go near it.

    And any indication on sex? I know it's early but hoping it's a pullet![​IMG]
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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The white spot on the back of the head indicates the presence of the barring gene. The barring will become more clear as the feathers grow in. Looks like a pullet for now.
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  4. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    Maine. Yah, Anotha Mainah!
    I think Marans
     
  5. jennhalcyon

    jennhalcyon Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are a few more pics. I guess it's those large white feather shirts that are making me curious.

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  6. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    I think Plymouth Rocks would be brown.
    I have them and it looks more like a Marans.

    Good night!
    Good Luck!

    -TAH
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Barred Rocks are not brown.
     
  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The Barred Rock chick in front of the feeder had white primaries, like your chick.
     
  9. The Angry Hen

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    Maine. Yah, Anotha Mainah!
    Sorry![​IMG]
    I was thinking Partridge Plymouth rock, when jennhalcyon
    said "Plymouth" I got confused.

    -TAH


     

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