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What sex are my Marans?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by muckmuck, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. muckmuck

    muckmuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are my Marans Babies, they are 2 months old now. What are they? Cockerel or Pullet?

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    Thanks for your help!

    Max
     
    Last edited: Jan 29, 2012
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    can you get the pics larger please? because as of right now 1-4 look like cockerels and so does 6. 5 looks like the only pullet with those pics
     
  3. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly, to me they all look like cockerels [​IMG]

    I hope I'm wrong though.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I have a bad feeling, but at this point in the game I still hold out some hope for pullets.
     
  5. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    I've got 3 black copper marans that are 5 weeks old - and two of them already have combs larger than those in any of your photos. So I would say there is hope that you have some pullets.
     
  6. Here's what I think..
    1- Cockerel
    2- I'm not sure yet. (could you take another picture that shows a close-up of the face?)
    3- Cockerel
    4- Cockerel
    5- Pullet
    6- Cockerel
     
  7. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    5 really does look like the only pullet. 2 is a bit iffy though as the pic is slightly blurry...hope they dont all turn out to be cockerels
     
  8. NixNoodleNumbat

    NixNoodleNumbat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's hard to see in the pictures you have Especially number 2.
    1, 5 and 6 look like girls to me.
     
  9. BlueCamas

    BlueCamas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I still say all boys. If they are only 8 weeks old and their combs are that red, they are most definitely cockerels, not to mention the wattles already coming in [​IMG]
     
  10. muckmuck

    muckmuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know it's probably wishful thinking but I decided to take another set of pics in better light to see what you all think, Their combs are mostly lite pink and I looked up on my records and they were born the last day of November.

    Thanks,
    Max


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