breed i.d.

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by cosorrells3540, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. cosorrells3540

    cosorrells3540 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is this a barred rock or cuckoo marans?

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  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Is there a spot on the back of the head?
     
  3. cosorrells3540

    cosorrells3540 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes but both barred rock and cuckoo marans have the spot.
     
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm thinking it's a Maran. The beak and legs are really yellow, like a Rock.
     
  5. cosorrells3540

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    Im hoping so i remember my barred rock chicks being much more yellow
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed; the legs look whitish to me as well so I'm thinking Cuckoo Marans. The formula for sexing the barred breeds is as follows:
    Single comb + yellow legs = Barred Rock
    Single comb + whitish legs = Cuckoo Marans
    Rose comb + yellow legs = Dominique
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think it is a Marans
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

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  9. cosorrells3540

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    Exactly what i was hoping to hear! Thanks everyone!
     
  10. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome.
     

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