What kind of marans?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by dsmchickens, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. dsmchickens

    dsmchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    ordered the rare maran mix from mypetchicken. chicks are now 5 weeks old. Any idea what kinds?? or even gender??[​IMG]





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    All of them have feathered feet. thanks in advanced.
     
  2. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like the one on the right in the first picture is a splash. Its hard to make out the one on the left, but it's probably a splash too.
     
  3. ray24

    ray24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    if all their combs are small like the one in the last picture, than they are probably pullets
     
  5. dsmchickens

    dsmchickens Out Of The Brooder

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    What about the last picture and the darker chick?
     
  6. ray24

    ray24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That would be a black copper maran.
     
  7. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    black coppers aren't supposed to have that much brown them aren't they?
     
  8. ray24

    ray24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some of my black copper chicks are 4 wks old and have that much copper already i think all of them with that much copper at that age must be roosters
     
  9. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    on my computer I could only see the white looking chick, but on my DH's computer I see the other one. That one is not a marans. My parents have black copper and blue copper marans and havent had any chicks look like that at any time in the chicks life. Can you get a better picture of it from the side?
     
  10. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It doesn't look like BCM to me either. I was just looking at Meyers' catalog and noticed they have a marans in their collection called Golden Cuckoo. Maybe that's what yours is?
     

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