Splash copper maran Rooster or Pullet?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by edgechickens, Oct 5, 2014.

  1. edgechickens

    edgechickens New Egg

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    Splash Maran - not sure what this bird is? The Blue Maran is the brother from the same hatch, clearly a rooster.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    It is slow developing and feathering in weird compared to the blue isn't it, with the red coming in on the shoulders though, would vote cockerel.
     
  3. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2, but dont give up hope... it kinda looks like a hen too...


    wow, you have a bunch of roos! That black Ameraucana is absolutely gorgeous! And I see another behind the roo in question. And the blue copper in pic one, I can see his beautiful tail in pic 2.
     
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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both birds look like males.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both of them are cockerels.
     
  6. edgechickens

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    Yes the blue maran is a rooster he was the first to crow. It's the splash I can not figure out!? The blue maran is the bother and same hatch.

    I have five roosters in total, the black ameraucana is our favourite, his name is John Wayne. The blue ameraucana is boss hog. Both those are keepers. They are both very beautiful boys :)
     
  7. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I looked up splash maran hens, and a few roos showed up. I would have to say that the hens are all greyish with black specs, while the roos have those colors.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The splash bird is a cockerel. Pullets of this color won't get the red leakage on the wings.
     
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