Barred Rock or Cuckoo Maran?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ShadesofSable, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. ShadesofSable

    ShadesofSable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I got this chick as a SLW (which CLEARLY she isn't! :)
    I thought she was a Barred Rock, but she has white/silver legs and beak, which most BR I've seen have yellow. She's hatchery quality, so I wouldn't be surprised either way. The ultimate test is waiting on when she lays that first egg, but I'd like to hear your opinions! BR or Marans? :)[​IMG][​IMG]
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I'd lean towards Marans, with the light skin and messier barring. Let us know when she pops out an egg!
     
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  3. ShadesofSable

    ShadesofSable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I'm hoping for! I'll let you know.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on donrae's post.
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. ShadesofSable

    ShadesofSable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the confirmation guys! I was leaning that way myself, and we were thinking about getting a Marans so this could definitely be serendipity.
     
  7. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    Can you see, pleas, if the feathers is always ending with the black bar?
    Beside the color of shanks, this is another sign for SCM.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm thinking Marans, too.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    me too
     

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