surpie my first hatched chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by krackowpolish, Nov 18, 2012.

  1. krackowpolish

    krackowpolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi! i was wondering what breed or gender sir pecksalot is. im assuming that hes a boy and hes a coppar maran, but im not sure.[​IMG]
    hes two months and 1and a half weeks old


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  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    thats all cockerel there. hens of that breed do not get copper any wheres but on their hackles
     
  3. Smoochie

    Smoochie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree cute cockerel. Nice pic :)
     
  4. krackowpolish

    krackowpolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks! cant wait for him to grow up!
     
  5. krackowpolish

    krackowpolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anyone else have opinions?
     
  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    its a roo but not a marans marans dont have yellow legs
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i have hatched out some with yellow legs before just culled them along with any clean legged chicks
     
  8. krackowpolish

    krackowpolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i know hes a RIR mixed with NJG, but my neighbor said she thinks that that's what they mixed to get a coppar maran.
     
  9. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, Marans are not a mixed breed. They are named after the region that their breed originated from in France, and have an old lineage. In fact, if I'm not mistaken, only a few lines here in the USA are considered 'True" Marans. Such as Bev Davis' lines.
     
  10. krackowpolish

    krackowpolish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the answers everybody! very helpfull!
     

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