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What Gender Am i? Black Maran

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SpitFireRX, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. SpitFireRX

    SpitFireRX New Egg

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    Hello! my first post and my first chickens!

    Got 5 chicks about 15 days ago, the Maran was the oldest got to be about 3-4 weeks old now. hes looking like a boy or it could be that hes just more developed idk.

    any guesses,

    Living in Sunny Florida :) thats my Road island red :)

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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Based off of the large comb and wattles, I think that your Marans is a cockerel.
     
  3. SpitFireRX

    SpitFireRX New Egg

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    well if he is i might get a month old Maran Pullet so i can some of those chocolate eggs. and maybe even breed him with the RIR.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I agree, that's a male.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Marans definitely looks like a cockerel--a pullet wouldn't have such large/red comb/wattles at this age.
     

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