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Olive Egger vs Copper Maran

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wasquechicks, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. Wasquechicks

    Wasquechicks Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 19, 2016
    I just started incubating 8 eggs. They're all dark brown. The woman I got them from had 2 roosters. She said the chicks would either be pure Copper Maran or Olive Eggers. Any way I can tell which is which once they hatch?
  2. FeatherMtnFarms

    FeatherMtnFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 13, 2015
    It might be hard to tell just after they hatch you might have to wait a few weeks until they feather out a little.
  3. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2013
    Boulder, Colorado
    The OEs should have pea combs and the marans single combs.

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