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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:32 pm 
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I noticed jose most of the cockerals are moulting to the red laced colour, some with black hackles and some with that blueish look, the barring on the flights looks like it might moult out, same as for the pullets some of which look to be getting the breast lacing to now, have quite a few very similar. Maybe the barring on the wings is just the juvenile wheaton pattern :hmmm: . Looks like pierre over dlg barnies is throwing red laced young. The other young white /wheaton pullets are from the buff cross marans hen, pretty too but will have to be re homed as way to many.


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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
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I noticed jose most of the cockerals are moulting to the red laced colour, some with black hackles and some with that blueish look, the barring on the flights looks like it might moult out, same as for the pullets some of which look to be getting the breast lacing to now, have quite a few very similar. Maybe the barring on the wings is just the juvenile wheaton pattern :hmmm: . Looks like pierre over dlg barnies is throwing red laced young. The other young white /wheaton pullets are from the buff cross marans hen, pretty too but will have to be re homed as way to many.


very hard to tel when they are young .they molt so many time specially the out crosses between 2 different breed .

love to see a close photos shot .


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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:00 pm 
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she look Silver Wheaten to me with extra lacing .


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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
PostPosted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:28 pm 
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my Xmas hatch are 4 weeks old ,all healthy and growing fast .no mortality in this group of 32 chicks .well happy about that .

there is a nice Wheaten cockerel /Blue cuckoo cockerel/ Golden salmon cockerel /Birchen cockerel /Blue copper cockerels. all this cockerels are great type and they are feathering good so far .


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File comment: Birchen pullet. she come from the cross between a Single barred silver cuckoo Rooster and a blue copper hen.she is very big pullet. Hybrid Vigor
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File comment: Black copper pullet .great type and well balanced body.
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File comment: Wheaten cockerel . great type . nice wide shoulder and flat long back, well feathered shanks
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File comment: Black copper pullet /Split White . great eyes colors Blue/green .mean they will be nice red/orange when adult.
love her hackle and well feathered shanks

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File comment: all the group . this weekend they are going to me moved to they new pen .
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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:41 pm 
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here few photos of the chicks .they did a lot growing .

all healthy and growing fast .well pleased about the type and mass . they just start to color up ,no bad at all .


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File comment: Birchen cockerel. son of Erikson2 over Stockholm
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File comment: Wheaten cockerel .son of Gorden over Morry
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File comment: Birchen pullet .daughter of Erikson2 over Copenhagen
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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
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here more photos of some nice pullets .


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File comment: Dominant white pullet /buff pullet /splash and silver cuckoo pullets.
Dominant white is a Daughter of Samir over his half sister Sari

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File comment: F1 Black copper Split White pullet . daughter of White Storm over a birchen hen Narvic
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File comment: F1 Blue silver cuckoo pullet .daughter of Charlie2 over Bella
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File comment: Blue copper pullet .daughter of Shamrock over Bordeau
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File comment: Black copper pullet . daughter of Zambezi over Tabarine
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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
PostPosted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:23 pm 
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all this chooks are Pedigree bred .they are all double tagged .both legs .Right one the color of the sire tag and the left is a color of the dam tag .
I ve done a lot progress regarding the type .mass ,comb .eyes colors .long back . mostly feathered shank ( still working on this post )

well pleased with the over all result .


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File comment: Black copper pullet ,daughter of Zambezi over Shakeara. great in every aspect .
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File comment: Black Tail Buff maran cockerel .son of White Storm over a Black copper hen
I have 3 more. all Split white as well

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File comment: Colombian Marans cockerel . son of White Storm over A Birchen hen Norway . he is a F1. I have another one 2 week old his brother. both Split white too
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File comment: Dominant white cockerel ,son of Samir over his half sister Sari
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File comment: Birchen cockerel ,son of Viking2 over Scandinavia( his mom and grand grand mom) he is true F4. and F1 Silver/golden cuckoo cockerel, son of Shamrock over Beatrice
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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
PostPosted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 5:56 am 
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Great to see your young are going well too jose. Pierre has gone to the wifes niece farm to live. He was crowing way to much and they wanted to use him as their roo was very old. Iam going to keep a few pullets and move most of the others on. Have way to many chooks and dont have enough space to have to many types of chooks. Will be concentrating on blr wyandottes, have 3 standards growing now as well as the bantams. My favourites :thumbs: .
With the marans i hatched they are super friendly chicks , but all mixed colours and leg colours .maybe in the future i might get a pure stain marans if i tire of the blr wyandottes. Also am keeping some blue and splash silikes as like them.


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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:45 am 
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shame you had to get ready of your crosses .
it is nice too to focus on what you love and can handle too .

good luck to you.
if you need any marans in the future ,you know where to find me .


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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 3:04 pm 
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Still have some jose :biggrin: , kept 3 nice pullets, still 2 boys to part with. Back from auction,cockerals sold real cheap at $1 each, but some pullets managed to bring $32 each. My problem i dont have the pen space for to many breeds, will keep your wonderful offer in mind if i tire from the blr wyandottes. :thumbs: . Just have 1 late hatch going now blr bantam wyandottes, only 6 eggs were fertile, 1 out of egg now. Eb/ ewh down..
The cockerals cross marans were eating me out of home, man they could put away the tucker :shock: .


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 Post subject: Re: Maran's & their eggs
PostPosted: Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:52 pm 
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yeah my friend they do eat .

I m feeding 500 young marans ,so the feed delivery never stop .

all good they ll pay for that later .


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