coo coo maran genetics

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by buckk, Jun 12, 2010.

  1. buckk

    buckk New Egg

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    Can anyone tell me do the coo coo maran have the silver gene like the barred rocks do meening will they produce a sex link offspring
    thanks
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Cuckoo Marans cockerals feather in lighter while the pullets are darker feathered.
     
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2010
  3. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    If you are asking can you create a sex link using Cockoos, then the answer is yes. They are also a breed that can be sexed at hatching like a barred rock.
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    You can create a sexlink using a Cuckoo Marans hen.
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    Cuckoo and barred birds can be used to create a sexlinked bird based upon the barring gene, not the silver gene.
     

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