Welsummer or Black Copper Maran Roo?!?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sarahandbray, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I'm terribly embarrassed to say this since I've raised these chicks since day olds, but for the life of me, I can't figure out if these two 19-week-old Roos are Welsummers or Black Copper Marans!!

    Any idea?

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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    If either, since the near one seems to have clean yellow legs, would go with Wels for him, the far one seems to have feathered legs so BCM for him.
     
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  3. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    I agree, they look like Welsummers.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree as well.
     
  8. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Yup...I concur....front bird with yellow legs could be a Welsummer, back bird with grey/black legs and feathers on outside leg down to toe is a BCM.

    Lady of McCamley
     
  9. sarahandbray

    sarahandbray Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!!! Phew!
    (I originally had straight run birds, and I was darn sure I kept one of every breed I wanted, but just had a brain fart while trying to thin my Roos down even further. I have 39 total chickens--8 of them are Roos!! Ugh.)
     

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