What kind of Marans is this?

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

  1. urbanfarmqueen

    urbanfarmqueen Out Of The Brooder

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    Ordered from MPC. I selected one sexed pullet from the Rare Marans collection. Now i would like to know what I got. She is 2.5 weeks old now. I am thinking Golden...Any ideas?
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  2. looks like a Black Copper to me
     
  3. Doctim

    Doctim Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a barred rock to me... maybe a partridge. Does not look marans to me.

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  4. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, and it's a roo
     
  5. Quote:no, its not a rock
    notice the bit of brown coming out and the white legs
     
  6. Quote:not necessarily, its a bit too early for absolutes
     
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  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Okay, I'm not familiar with Marans at all, but I'm thinking it looks kinda like a barred chick, wouldn't that same look mean a cuckoo?
     
  8. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:not necessarily, its a bit too early for absolutes

    I won't swear my life on it, so I agree it's not an absolute certainty. But from it's stance, huge thick legs, and slow-growing tail, I'd be shocked if this little one turned into a pullet.
     
  9. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Featherless legs too, so if it is a pullet don't count on very dark eggs.
     
  10. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks like some of the pictures of the "golden cuckoo" variety they offer.
     

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