Any way to tell Cuckoo from Black Copper Maran chick?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KurtG, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. KurtG

    KurtG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can tell the blue splash and golden cuckoo in my Meyer order, but hard to figure out who is cuckoo and who is black copper. Thought just the black copper had leg feathering but not sure ??
     
  2. Odelia

    Odelia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both should have leg feathering, but the cuckoo often don't. If both do have leg feathering you can tell in just a couple of weeks as their wing feathers grow in. The cuckoo's will have the barring right away. Hope that helps.
     
  3. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The cuckoo should have a white spot on the top of the head.
     
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  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed.
     
  7. KurtG

    KurtG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I will give it a count next time i go check on them.
     

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