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Sexing Black Copper Marans chicks

Discussion in 'Chicks 1 Day to 8 Weeks Old' started by Song girl 11, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. Song girl 11

    Song girl 11 Chirping

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    Hello all, I'm fairly new to chicken raising. I've had my little flock for a year and wanted to expand by ordering different breeds of hatching eggs. I recently hatched 2 BCM chicks and 3 ameraucana chicks. I know it's early, but is there anyway to tell BCM Roos from hens at 2 weeks of age? I'm really wanting one of each. (I'm sure I won't get what I want, but I can hope right?
    Anyone want to take a guess?
     

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  4. Cycomiko

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    I just recently hatched 7 Olive Eggers, which is a combo between your 2 breeds. Had pea combs on some, straight on others. It didn’t matter, I could clearly see at 3 weeks the differences in comb development. I say give it a week and you will, too!
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Pretty little chicks you have there, Cassie29! Mine have just passed the 3 week mark, and I'm pretty sure now that my two are both roosters :'(
     

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