New roo- what breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LuvMyRoo, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. LuvMyRoo

    LuvMyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all- A friend of mine gave me this friendly guy and I am wondering what he is? I am thinking BCM but wanted to see what you all thought. Thanks!

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  2. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like Marans
     
  3. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black Copper Marans.
     
  4. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i agree w/ the others
     
  5. LuvMyRoo

    LuvMyRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great, that is what I thought too and was hoping :) He has not started crowing yet, any idea how old? Thanks!
     
  6. Bangarang64

    Bangarang64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks to be about 14 weeks maybe?
    I'd also guess Marans (white legs are a good sign). But not sure what flavor of Marans he is. Are there any feathers coming out on his legs?
     
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  7. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Okay I'm confused.. Aren't Marans supposed to have feathered legs? :/
     
  8. Lots A Cluckin

    Lots A Cluckin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think most breeders do want feathered legs but it is hard to get the feathered legs on a marans so only about 25% of marans have feathered legs
     
  9. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    Where did you get that information?
     
  10. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    I dont know how many have feathered shanks but I do know the french come in feathered shanks and there are others that dont have feathered shanks, just like some have greyish black legs while others have white legs
     

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