what breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenwille798, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. chickenwille798

    chickenwille798 New Egg

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    I have 2 chicks that are about 9 weeks old. I thought they where barred rocks but i am now think they may be Marans [​IMG][​IMG] What do you all think and do you think the lighter one is a roo ?
     
  2. srothove

    srothove Out Of The Brooder

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    Your chicks do not look exactly like my Barred Rock named "Stew".

    I have a photo...but cannot attach it?
     
  3. srothove

    srothove Out Of The Brooder

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    I figured it out. Here is a photo of my chicken "Stew".

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  4. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Those are Barred Rocks, Cuckoo Marans have pink/white legs, BR have yellow legs like yours do. Hatchery quality BR's barring will vary from bird to bird -- they don't breed for high quality appearance. And yes, the lighter one is a cockerel.
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    the first looks like a dom. as it doesnt appear to have a straight comb. 2nd one also appears like it doesnt have a straight comb so dom also. (if they have straight combs then you have br). the first one does appear to be a roo
     
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  6. Little One

    Little One Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2
     
  7. chickenwille798

    chickenwille798 New Egg

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    Thank you for your responce on this chicken tail. I will have to relocate the roo because i am in the city limits. and i already have one roo and he stays in the house when we go out.
     
  8. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    both look like Dominiques, they both have rose combs(or it looks like it in the picture). First is a roo.
     
  9. Gvnam

    Gvnam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Barred rocks. The lighter one looks like a hen. Can't tell with the darker one.
     
  10. Lizzy28

    Lizzy28 Out Of The Brooder

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    I think the first one is a barred rock pullet my friend has a BR a little older that's a rooster and he already had a very red comb at that age, your chickens looks pink. [​IMG]
     

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