Cuckoo Maran or Barred Rock

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nicole01, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    I picked out what I hope is a Cuckoo Maran, but the owner says sometimes they get mixed up when people put them back in the wrong bin.

    Here's my new baby. Is hopefully she a Maran? My baby has pink legs.

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  2. stormylady

    stormylady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So far it looks Cuckoo Maran with white legs, Barred Rocks have Yellow.

     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    She was a sexed chick too. Thank you. I'm hoping for the dark eggs.

    The three chicks I picked up yesterday are lovely! I got my white brahma I've always wanted too. I'm questioning the sex of the brahma though, her wings are straight across like a male, but my daughter wouldn't give it up for another.lol
     
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  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    its a marans...if they were feather sexed it could go either way feather sexing only works if they are breed for it
     
  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's a cute little Cuckoo Marans, which can have their genders determined using the same general principals as a Barred Rock. She has a tight small dot on her head, and overall darker feathers; ergo she's a she.
     
  6. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    In that same bin, one chick had an all yellow head with lighter feathers. My neighbor across the street ended up with a roo barred rock that was suppose to be a pullet. She kept him, but he's not a nice boy. He attacks people.
     
  7. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you everyone. I can't wait until I get my dark brown eggs. She's really friendly as a chick.
     

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