What Gender is this Marans?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MamaHen18, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. MamaHen18

    MamaHen18 Out Of The Brooder

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    Can any one tell me what gender this Marans is please?
    it would be a great help. please and thank you [​IMG]

    The chickens age is 5 months
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    Last edited: Aug 9, 2011
  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Just a guess, roo [​IMG]
     
  3. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is it? The pics aren't clear enough for me to see if there are any saddle/hackle feathers. If it's older, it's likely a hen, but if it's less than 3 mos old, it's probably a roo.
     
  4. The Turken Lady

    The Turken Lady Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. mandelyn

    mandelyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it's like 5 months old or better, it's a girl. If it's still quite young, that's a boy.

    But that pointy little tail feather in the first photo makes me say young male.
     
  6. MamaHen18

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    oh sorry i forgot to put the age, the chicken is 5 months old.
     
  7. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Rooster.

    ~ Aspen
     
  8. mama24

    mama24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    5 months? I think it's a pullet then! [​IMG] But I am not experienced with marans. But I also don't know of any breeds that don't have some rooster tail feathers by 5 mos!
     
  9. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rooster.
     
  10. MamaHen18

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    so is the chicken a guy or a girl? [​IMG]
    im getting alot of mixed answers [​IMG]
     

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