What kind of marans is this?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Leigti, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. Leigti

    Leigti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The feed store told me this Susie marans but I don't know what type. Any ideas? She is about six or seven weeks old.
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  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Cuckoo marans 6-7 days old not weeks.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Cuckoo Marans.
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Cuckoo Marans at about 2 weeks of age.

    And watch that comb. It is already looking more pronounced and red at the base.

    Marans roos often telecast very early with large combs that redden by 4 weeks of age.

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  5. Leigti

    Leigti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try to get an updated picture tomorrow. Interesting what everybody is saying about ages. I got them on February 24 and was told they were three weeks old then. I took t The above picture on March 7.
    Thank you everybody for telling me what type of marans it is. Maybe tomorrow we can try to confirm if it's male or female. People have told me it is female.
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    If that chick it truly that old, my first thought is you're keeping them too warm, causing them to feather out slowly. A chick that age should be fully feathered and ready to go outside.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    cuckoo marans
     
  8. Leigti

    Leigti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I stopped using the heat lamp lightbulb right about the time I took that picture. They were under a heat lamp at the store of course. They are outside now.
     
  9. Leigti

    Leigti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, here is a picture from today.
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  10. Leigti

    Leigti Chillin' With My Peeps

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