What gender is this Marans?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by littlels, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. littlels

    littlels Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know it is not a typical Marans. The mother had small bits of copper coming through on her thigh feathers. I believe it's called mossiness? Anyway, I never even noticed it until we got this chick that had copper leaking throughout her fluff. Someone explained the DNA, but I can't remember all of the technical terms. Anyway, just wondering what gender it is. I am going to post a picture of it as a newborn chick and now at 10 weeks old. My guess is a rooster but I want to be sure before we put him in the rooster house.

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  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Yep, it's a cockerel. He's got an interesting color... I like it.
     
    Last edited: Feb 3, 2012
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    110% cockerel with the hackles and saddles. the comb and wattles are also to large for a young pullet
     
  4. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    roo. It'll be interesting to see how he grows those feathers out.
     
  5. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roo
    (Cute chick!)
     
  6. It is a cockerel, it'll be interesting to see what he will look like growing up!
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    It's a cockerel.
     

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