coo coo maran genetics

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

  1. buckk

    buckk New Egg

    Jul 22, 2009
    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
  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

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    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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