Safe to say they are cockerels? Black Copper Marans.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by TripTrapMtnHomestead, Oct 3, 2013.

  1. TripTrapMtnHomestead

    TripTrapMtnHomestead Out Of The Brooder

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    Safe to sell these marans now? Are they cockerels? They are approximately 4 months old and looking more and more like roos every day.
    Don't wanna accidentally sell a hen!!


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  2. Veer67

    Veer67 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep, from the comb size and redness they're roosters
     
  3. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, unfortunately all look like roos
     
  4. TripTrapMtnHomestead

    TripTrapMtnHomestead Out Of The Brooder

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    There's one hen, she doesn't have any red comb at all. I was confident about her so didn't post a picture. Out of 6 hatched eggs, we lost 2 and ended up with 3 roos and a hen. [​IMG]
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Sell with confidence, those are roosters.
     
  6. RoostersCrow HensDeliver!

    RoostersCrow HensDeliver! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well at least your luck was better than mine. I bought 8 st run BCM chicks from a breeder. I lost one the first week and ended up with 5 roos and 2 pullets, then had a weasel come kill one of my precious pullets. [​IMG]

    I hope she lays beautiful dark chocolate eggs for you!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, those are all roosters. Their combs are too red, and their stances are too tall to be pullets.
     

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