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?

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    Last edited: Aug 31, 2013
  2. lilliesanchicks

    lilliesanchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    My Coop
    Not sure.
     
  4. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    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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