barred rock or c. marans?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by abenardini, Oct 4, 2015.

  1. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys and gals...obviously not an Australorp....however, she is the favorite bird of the kids.

    Is she a barred rock or a cuckoo marans?

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  2. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Are her legs pink= maran, or yellow= barred rock.
     
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  4. morbius18

    morbius18 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Marans. I can see the pink with dark tops. My little roo...
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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    this.

    From what I can see she looks like a Marans.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree; her legs appear to be white rather than yellow and her barring looks to be more the looser pattern of a cuckoo rather than the tight barring of a Barred Rock.
     
  7. GirlWithTheTJ

    GirlWithTheTJ Out Of The Brooder

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    I agree I have BRs and cuckoo Marans. Your girl looks like a Cuckoo Maran, light feet and her bars aren't as defined as a BR. I find that cuckoo marans beside a BR look amost spotted because the bars are not nearly as clear and sharp. They are both fantastic breeds though and our Maran eggs are beautiful!
     
  8. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info! [​IMG]

    Stripes's (kids named her) feet are pinkish, along with the legs. It has been fun raising these black birds because I got a surprise with her.
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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