What are these 2 roosters

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hensanpitbulls, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. hensanpitbulls

    hensanpitbulls Out Of The Brooder

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    The feed store said they where both Blk Copper Maran's but i think differently, any quesses???
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  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Looks like hatchery quality BCMs to me.
     
  3. hensanpitbulls

    hensanpitbulls Out Of The Brooder

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    Someone just said in another feed that they where both mixes
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Queen Misha
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    They look mixed to me. If they are BCM from a hatchery, honestly I'd not use either of them for breeding.
     
  6. hensanpitbulls

    hensanpitbulls Out Of The Brooder

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    Why wouldn't you breed them
     
  7. QueenMisha

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    I believe donrae is referring to use in any breeding program where it was important the birds were pure and good quality. For example an Olive Egger project. They would be fine to breed of you were just, say, looking to produce some fun-looking backyard egg layers or meat cockerels.
     
  8. donrae

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    Yep, I meant for a Marans breeding project. If you can't look at the animal and say "That's a nice Marans" or whatever the breed, it's not good enough quality for a breeding program.

    But, for backyard/mixed breeding, not a thing wrong with them.
     
  9. hensanpitbulls

    hensanpitbulls Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok the roosters are trying but i can't really tell what's going on I'm used to breeding Pitbulls not chickens,do they get stuck like dogs do?
     
  10. hensanpitbulls

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    How would i kno if then hens lays fertilized or non fertilized eggs?How many do they normally lay?
     

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