1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

rock or maran??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mdbucks, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    1,881
    10
    171
    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    [​IMG]

    got this as part of Pullet pack from Meyer is there a quick way to telll difference?
    She is 19 weeks old, do I just wait and see how dark the eggs are?
     
  2. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    BR have yellow feet and marans have white/flesh colored feet. I think when young the marans can have dark colored legs? someone correct me if I'm wrong.
     
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2007
  3. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    Yep, she's definately a Cuckoo Maran. She's pretty and should give you nice very dark brown eggs. [​IMG]
     
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Looks like a Maran hen to me.....Hey, you need a roo for that girl??? I have a beautifull...18 week Roo, he needs a good home.....ASAP! He is free, if you come pick him up!!
     
  5. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    1,881
    10
    171
    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    no, but I have 6 roos that you can have, I'll meet you half way.
     
  6. TreyClark281

    TreyClark281 Chillin' With My Peeps

    398
    1
    151
    Apr 9, 2007
    around Katy, Tx
    Quote:lol.
    eveyone seems to want to get rid of there roos lol.
     
  7. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Quote:[​IMG]
    Isn't everyone in that situation right now?? Very pretty girl, BTW.
     
  8. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

    1,881
    10
    171
    Jul 14, 2007
    EXIT 109 on 95
    yeah, I think so I got 7 EE's and so far 5 have crowed and the other is on the other BYC board and so far everyone has said roo, HE?SHE is really sweet, and I would like to keep them all but I'm sure they will start fighting at which point they will either be rehomed or placed in the freezer. what do you think ROO?



    [​IMG]
     
  9. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    I would say roo...look at that long tail [​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by