Can anyone tell what breed this is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mcurling0, Dec 27, 2014.

  1. mcurling0

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    I bought a pullet a few months back and was told that she was a black astrolorp. As she has grown it has become increasingly apparent that she is not a black astrolorp. She is about 5 months old, and we don't think she has started to lay. She doesn't make any noise and is a bit shy.I was hoping that someone could tell me what breed she is. Any thoughts are greatly appreciated. Thanks!
     
  2. BantamLover21

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    She may be a Cuckoo Marans or Cuckoo Marans mix.
     
  3. Oscarsgravett

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  4. chickenman98

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    My guess would also be that she is closely related to a Cuckoo Marans, if not one herself. It is unlikely that she is a Barred Rock, since they tend to have yellower legs than she does. If she is around 5 months old, you shouldn't have to wait long to see if she lays dark eggs, which would confirm her being a Marans.
     
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  6. Michael OShay

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    X4 on Cuckoo Marans mix.
     
  7. Wyandottes7

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    Agreed.
     

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