What varieties of Marans chicks are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ladycat, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. ladycat

    ladycat Chillin' With My Peeps

    I will never again order chicks from Cedar Creek Hatchery in Twin Lake, MI because they substituted chicks in my order I received yesterday. These substitutes are unauthorized!

    Here's what I ordered:

    10 Black-tailed Buff Marans (with sports)
    5 Silver Cuckoo Marans

    When the box arrived, this was noted on the box:

    13 BTB
    3 Silver/Gold Cuckoos

    The chicks are VERY healthy and vigorous, but I'm not sure what I got! What I seem to have is 1 silver cuckoo, 1 gold cuckoo, 2 black "somethings", and 12 that I think are mostly BTB but some have a suspicious resemblance to wheatons.

    Sorry for the blurry phone pics, hopefully these chicks are identifiable. Anyone know what I have?




    Last edited: Aug 31, 2013
  2. lilliesanchicks

    lilliesanchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 14, 2013
    Call them I am sure they will credit you for what you didn't get.
    I am not sure what they are ,guess time will tell.
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Not sure.
  4. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2008
    Far too young, I'm afraid. At this age, you can't even be sure they're Marans. Call the hatchery and complain, maybe they will help you ID them.

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