What am I?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Phage, Jan 2, 2010.

  1. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    San Diego, CA
    I should have been a black copper maran. I hatched out of an egg that looked just like the other BCM eggs, and the egg seller was certain that she had no other chickens that could have got near her BCM's. The other BCM chicks were a heterogeneous lot in that they were not great standard BCM chicks.

    I have white feathers on my head and tail. I may look like a cross between a cuckoo maran with gold lacing, and a speckled sussex.

    The next set of eggs sent had another odd chick that was very dark chocolate brown as a chick, and is getting lacing like me but only darker.

    What on earth happened???

    Also am I a boy or a girl (about 8 weeks)???



    Last edited: Jan 2, 2010
  2. 19hhbelgian

    19hhbelgian Pigs DO Fly!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    New Tripoli PA
    Breed [​IMG]. Gender I'm leaning towards boy... Very cute though!
  3. Farmer Benjii

    Farmer Benjii Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2009
    Vic, AUS
    yes, boy indeed im leaning towards it too [​IMG]
  4. chickenlover54

    chickenlover54 Henely Hatchery

    May 20, 2009
    Northern Illinois
    its a girl
  5. journey's end

    journey's end Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 17, 2009
    Prince Edward Island
    Could it be a cuckoo mix? And I think it's a girl. I have a bunch of 8-9 week BCM and BM. They have very prominent combs. The hens all have combs like that.
  6. poultryhaven

    poultryhaven Addicted to Seramas!

    Jan 19, 2009
    Ocala, FL
    Yeah I have month old BCM's and the combs are bigger than that lol. I think its a girl [​IMG]
  7. smarsh2

    smarsh2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 1, 2009
    yeah, the over all profile looks pullet to me. your guess is as good as mine as to what breeds made that. cute bird.
  8. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

    Aug 1, 2009
    San Diego, CA
    Could this chick have come from 2 chickens that looked like BCM's?

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