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Ok, Supposed to be a Marans.....Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by This_chicks_place, May 16, 2011.

  1. This_chicks_place

    This_chicks_place Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. kellipzo

    kellipzo Out Of The Brooder

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    It looks like Ameraucana, or one of it's parents is Ameraucana. If the previous owner said Maran, perhaps it is a cross, which would explain the beard. If so, it will be called an Olive Egger.

    But, I am no expert.
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    I think it is a pullet.
     
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  3. This_chicks_place

    This_chicks_place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops...I forgot to mention it's about 9weeks old. Thanks!
     
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  4. TheSheriffswife

    TheSheriffswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hi There..He looks very much like my Young Roo Beetlejuice. Here is a pic.

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    He is an Olive Egger. I got several eggs from a breeder in Illinois and hatched 5 2 male 3 female and 3 look just like yours (more on the Amaracauna side) and it sure looks like a boy to me.. and he is half French Copper Maran and Half Amaracauna. I am by no means an expert, just looks a lot like mine..He is very handsome!
     
  5. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    IF it is part Marans, it didn't appear to get any feather-legs.

    It's EE or Olive Egger (as the others said, Marans x EE). I had one that turned out to be a boy so no olive eggs for me. He came from a good breeder, was thrown in as a freebee. He had really-feathered legs like the pure Marans I got also have.
     
  6. Bravo

    Bravo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out of curiosity, did you get this chick from a breeder in CA? If so, can you PM me?
     
  7. TheSheriffswife

    TheSheriffswife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, some of my olive eggers got the feathered legs of the maran side others did not, some the pea comb others the straight..they are neat! [​IMG] Some look like the marans some like the Amaracaunas, luckily I got a few ladies with pea coombs to give me some green eggs.
     
  8. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OPPS!
    Not Marans
     
  9. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

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    olive egger.
     
  10. This_chicks_place

    This_chicks_place Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok,so it's an EE. Is it a pullet or roo????[​IMG]
     

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