Cuckoo Maran or Barred Rock?

Amurr

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My husband bought me two mature hens and the lady just called them sex links.
At first I thought they looked like barred rock or barred mixes, but I’ve recently been learning about cuckoo marans and I’m wondering if that might be more accurate for these girls. What do you think?

(The three darkest eggs in the carton belong to the hen in the picture)
 

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EmmaRainboe

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My husband bought me two mature hens and the lady just called them sex links.
At first I thought they looked like barred rock or barred mixes, but I’ve recently been learning about cuckoo marans and I’m wondering if that might be more accurate for these girls. What do you think?

(The three darkest eggs in the carton belong to the hen in the picture)
If it's between BR and Cuckoo Marans it's a cuckoo marans - it has pink legs.

However something about the face doesn't look quite right, can't put my finger on it. 🤔
Maybe it's just me.
 

cluckingheck

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Wait, if they were sex-links, wouldn’t the boys have been barred and the girls black with maybe some leakage?

Anyways, I think she is some kind of cuckoo maran cross. My BR hen lays light brown eggs, not dark. I have some kind of cuckoo maran cross roo, if that helps?
 

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