sexing my maran, 6 weeks

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HannahinOly, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. HannahinOly

    HannahinOly Chirping

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    meet general ironbeak!!!!!!! shes growing up to be a really beautiful chicken, and I'm wondering, is she going to be a hen?

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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    Its early and could change, but I think General Ironbeak fits him well.
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    Hopefully the General will be ruling the roost in a few months.
     

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  5. HannahinOly

    HannahinOly Chirping

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    i thought so! he has such large legs and the barring seems to be getting more defined. Ahhh well, such is life! In any event, hes a very sweet roo (not like my red) so he probably will be allowed to rule the roost and stick around :)

    I think next time I get chicks it will be much easier for me to tell them apart.
     
  6. HannahinOly

    HannahinOly Chirping

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    just an fyi to anyone reading this post, this chicken is a gorgeous hen now.
     
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  7. debid

    debid Crowing 7 Years

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    I love that you updated! So many times, we don't ever see how accurate predictions are. She was certainly a well-endowed young pullet with some fat white bars. Would you be able to add an updated picture?
     
  8. HannahinOly

    HannahinOly Chirping

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    absolutely! She did end up being the head honcho in the coop despite being a hen :)


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  9. Bhmathews

    Bhmathews In the Brooder

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    Awww, just stumbled upon this.... :) love the update! I have 2 1/2 week old marans I'm dying to know the sex of! Guessing feels like Chicken Russian Roulette!
     
  10. HannahinOly

    HannahinOly Chirping

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    Until this girl laid an egg, I really believed she was a rooster. I hope you get some beautiful stout girls like mine! She lays TWO eggs a day!!![​IMG]
     
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