Am I cuckoo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by janiedoe, Sep 25, 2018.

  1. janiedoe

    janiedoe Songster

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    I will try to remember to photograph one of their feet tomorrow. Thank you
     
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    The legs are pink! Fabulous, I'm glad that I have a couple of cuckoos & a couple of wyandottes too.
     
  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chook Snuggler

    Wonderful! :clap Are these your first Marans? :)

    ~Alex
     
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  4. Ayuki

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    A pit of chaos
    I've noticed that the TSC, at least in my area, has had a ton of Blue Wyandottes lately. Mine looked similar to yours when she was a chick:
     

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  5. janiedoe

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    I have a lovely rooster who hatched from a cukoo marans egg crossed with a glw roo. 20180925_172333.jpg
     
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  6. janiedoe

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    Wow. She does! I will be happy with any color of wyandotte. I have only one slw now. She is a stinker.. on the small side but bossy! I enjoy her attitude.
     
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  7. Ayuki

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    Your rooster is a stunner!!
    The TSCs seem to segregate the chicks by general color scheme here so I feel like you really never know what you wound up with until they get a little older, lol! :yesss:
     
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  8. janiedoe

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    Fyi; Myers Hatchery has a standard chick identification
    I'm just hoping they are the pullets that they are supposed to be. I had 6 roos out of 8 chicks this year already!
     
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    The "French" only refers to wether they come from french or English lines. French will have feathered legs and you will see them at hatch. I have gotten 3 hatchery cuckoos and 1 of them had feathered legs. Maybe they carry the gene but don't show it ? Your chick does look like a cuckoo and if so I would guess pullet based on not having a pronounced headspot. I kept my clean legged hatchery (bought as french)cuckoo because she is hands down my best broody and mama. Nothing special about her eggs but wow what a good mama!
     
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  10. janiedoe

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    I'd love another broody. I had read that about cuckoo marans and bought them just because of that and the nicely speckled eggs.
     
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