Questions about my chicks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Beemidwife, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. Beemidwife

    Beemidwife Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought a pair of Black Copper Marans and when I did she gave me some eggs to hatch. Three were BCM and the others were Blue Copper Marans I think. They hatched as three dark gray and two light gray. The pictures are of some of them after hatching and today.

    Are both shades of gray Blue Copper Maran?

    Two of the 3 black ones have weird wings. All have feathered out nicely except these two. What is the deal?

    The pictures aren't in the best order, sorry.

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  2. snowbird

    snowbird Overrun With Chickens

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    The light colored chicks are what is called Splash Marans . Don
     
  3. Beemidwife

    Beemidwife Out Of The Brooder

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    I was hoping that was what they are but when I looked at splash chicks online they were born white. You are sure about this? I hope so! Time will tell I guess. Any idea about the weird black ones? What is the deal with their wings?
     

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