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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

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    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

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    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

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    The OEs should have pea combs and the marans single combs.
     

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