Marans sex and color

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Buns, Nov 11, 2010.

  1. Buns

    Buns Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are marans known to be difficult to sex and identify color on? This breed is new to me and I am having a difficult time on some of the birds telling if they are male or female and what color they are. They were hatched 9/17.
     
  2. Domestic_goddess

    Domestic_goddess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would post some pics and then you'll have better luck!
     
  3. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

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    [​IMG] Buns!


    Yep pretty much photos are needed to help you out. Congrats on your new additions...it's my opinion that you will love them! [​IMG]
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I found them to be pretty easy. Boys sprout combs/wattles really quickly. You should be able to tell by now. Post pics and we'll help you out!
     
  5. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yep!
     
  6. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I could sex a couple of mine right after they hatched! [​IMG] 2 were very obviously roosters, they had larger "combs" and thick, big legs.
     

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