Barred rock chicks? Age? Gender?? Please help.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lj101, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. lj101

    lj101 Hatching

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    Can anyone please help? We have these two barred rock chicks that we don not know the age or gender of. At first we were sure 2 girls but now looking at the younger ones comb we are thinking boy? Any help would be great. Thanks[​IMG]
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  2. MyPetNugget

    MyPetNugget Enjoying the cold!!!

    I would almost say they are cuckoo maran chicks, but I could be wrong. Anyway, I think the top one is a boy, and the second might be a girl. [​IMG]
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    I agree with MyPetNugget. They are Cuckoo Marans and not Barred Rocks. Barred Rocks have yellow legs, these very light slate or pinkish colored legs. I'm also leaning toward a male on the top one and a female on the bottom one.
     
  4. David1998

    David1998 Chirping

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    Their color pattern also looks cuckoo, not barred. Just another indication.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think they look like mixed breed birds. The redder-combed bird does look male, but the color is too dark for a pure bred barred or cuckoo bird.
     

  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    I agree.
     

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