Barred Rocks or Cuckoo Maran chicks? 10 week olds

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by stormylady, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. stormylady

    stormylady Songster

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    I posted this question in another section but didn't post pictures soon enough and never got another response so thought I would try here. Thanks in Advance Sandy[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]The first one I think is a female the rest I think are males. Oh and all of there legs are a pale pink instead of the yellow on my little barred rock pullet.
     
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  2. Young MacDonald

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    What color are the legs?
     
  3. stormylady

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    Quote:pale pink well more of a whitish/pink really.
     
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  4. Young MacDonald

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    Then they're probably not BR because BR have yellow legs. I've never seen a Cukoo Maran in real life, but my understanding is they have white legs.

    Maybe there is someone more knowledeable who can comment?
     
  5. My Cuckoos have pinkish white legs, my barred rocks have yellow legs.
     
  6. stormylady

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    Quote:I have also noticed that there barring is not as uniform as my barred rock girl either other than the legs and the barring they look identical .
     
  7. dave3877

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    sounds like you got marans. im jealous. i have rocks and thier legs are yellow
     
  8. whatthecluck

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    Quote:Yup my barred rock Ruby has bright yellow legs, whereas my cuckoo X has the white legs. ...as did his full blooded mom. You will get nice dark eggs! My barred rock lays a regular brown with some freckles...cuckoos lay darker. Also the barring in your pictures is the busier cuckoo pattern, barred rocks have more uniform barring.
     
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  9. stormylady

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    Yeah![​IMG] Thanks everybody, thats what I was hoping for!! Sandy
     

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