Sexing Birchen Marans

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by moutainMan, Feb 27, 2017.

  1. moutainMan

    moutainMan Just Hatched

    26
    0
    12
    Jul 28, 2016
    Does anybody have any idea if it is possible to sex birchen marans chicks?
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

    3,571
    842
    199
    Apr 11, 2016
    NW Missouri
    No, not by color as chicks that is. You'll have to wait for their silver saddle and wing feathers to come in. Pullets will be all black except for the silver hackle feathers.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

    23,605
    1,314
    396
    Jul 24, 2013
    Not by color or any other traits (other than vent sexing, which is done by experts).
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    82,501
    10,239
    816
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    x2 Gray Farms
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by