Need help sexing BC Marans

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dkcrumly, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. dkcrumly

    dkcrumly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can you guys tell me what sex you think these Marans are? I know they aren't good quality birds, I'm just hoping to have some nice eggs [​IMG] Although I have a feeling I have one roo and one pullet. They are 11 weeks old.


    Chick #1 (pullet?)
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    Chick #2 (roo?)
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    thanks for your help!

    kristen
     
  2. Thespoiledchicken

    Thespoiledchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both look like pullets to me [​IMG]

    Trish
     
  3. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The first one yes, is a pullet. The second bird has quite the comb for 11 weeks, but it doesn't look red in the photos. I'm a bit iffy on that one...
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Both pullets.
     
  5. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    I think they're both pullets too. One of my BCM had a notcieably larger comb and wattles than the other, but both were girls. I'd think an 11 week old roo would have a much bigger comb and wattles than #2 has.
     
  6. rsarns

    rsarns Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Like Illia said... nice they are both pullets... I could tell my cockerels by 5 weeks.... very distinct difference.
     
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