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"Rare Marans Collection"- So what did I get??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FromChictoChick, Nov 14, 2012.

  1. FromChictoChick

    FromChictoChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black with very red over eyes/head, tan feathered legs

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    Black and white, gray legs and feathers

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    The left chick has red "eyebrows"


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    ^ white spot on top of head

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    there are six girls is total

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  2. FromChictoChick

    FromChictoChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    from the website:

    This collection of Marans is extremely rare and may include any of the following breeds:
    Black Copper Marans
    White Marans
    Golden Cuckoo Marans
    Blue Splash Marans
     
  3. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most of them will get the cuckoo coloration (ones with the spot on their head). The dark one will be your black marans. The white ones are your white marans.
     
  4. FromChictoChick

    FromChictoChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, you don't think there are any golden cuckoo or blue splashes?
     
  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's hard to tell from those pics, honestly. The cuckoos should be golden if that's all that's offered in the order. The whites COULD end up splash, but I'm not seeing any flecks of color on them, so it's doubtful. But again, the pictures aren't that close of the whites, so you could see splashes and flecks that we can't.
     
  6. FromChictoChick

    FromChictoChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there's one that is very reddish mixed in with the black. I'll take a closer look at the whites
     
  7. ccmarie

    ccmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They don't look much like my blues (which the seller called blue splash). The grays here are blue marans. The reds are sexlinks.

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  8. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    They're so sweet!

    The head spot chick (are both pictures of the same bird or did you get two like that?) is your golden cuckoo, the dark chicks without head spots are your black coppers, the light ones are white Marans. I don't see any blue splash but 3 out of 4 is great for a small order!
     
  9. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i dont see any blue but there is a black copper, a cuckoo, and white
     

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