Cuckoo maran or Barred Rock..

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by shellikirbey, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I can't tell them apart now and some are for my daughter.
     
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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    What color are their legs/bottom of the feet (aside from any dark "wash") - marans will have white/pinkish, rocks will have yellow
     
  3. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This one has whiteish feat and white beak..I was worried I brought her my maran but oh well..I have two more chick that was marans..I just wanted a couple for dark eggs..none of them I don't think had real yellow legs..maybe slightly yellow
     
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    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. junebuggena

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    Looks like a Marans. But be warned, Cuckoo Marans don't typically lay the dark brown eggs the breed is known for.
     
  7. rebrascora

    rebrascora Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree that is most likely a Marans as skin is more pink than the yellow of a barred rock. Did you buy straight run or sexed pullets? It's not a great photo but that comb looks quite fleshy and pink which, at that young age, suggests it might be a cockerel.
     
  8. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was supose to be 5 Barred rocks and 3 cuckoo marans females from cackle hatchery
     
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