Cuckoo Maran? Or did she sell me the wrong breed? *Update-PICS*

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NoSkiveez, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. NoSkiveez

    NoSkiveez NoSkiveez Poultry

    Dec 27, 2009
    Casa Grande
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    I bought some cuckoo maran chicks about 9 weeks ago. They all looked the same as chicks, but as they have grown they don't look the same anymore. One is grey, several are black and 3 are colored appropriately. Is
    this normal?

    ETA: I will take a few pictures and post them.

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    Last edited: Jul 12, 2010
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Waiting for pics.
     
  3. NoSkiveez

    NoSkiveez NoSkiveez Poultry

    Dec 27, 2009
    Casa Grande
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    I uploaded some pictures. Keep in mind its extremely hot here when I took the pictures.
     
  4. kswaterfowl

    kswaterfowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not cuckoo!
     
  5. luvchicks8

    luvchicks8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nope look like roos also idk for sure though I am bad a sexing
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Not a single Cuckoo Marans there.

    2nd one looks like a pullet. The first one looks like a lavender coloring. (but could be the lighting in the pic and be blue instead)
     
  7. stampntam

    stampntam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not cuckoo's, sorry. Here is a picture of mine. They are about 6 weeks old here.
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  8. High Roost Ranch

    High Roost Ranch The Chicken Whisperer

    [​IMG] I hate it when people sell stuff that isn't really what they claim it is. I'd be going back to that person that sold you those birds and get a refund if what you specifically wanted was Cuckoo Marans. What a jerk. Not you, the lady that sold you non-Cuckoos.
     
  9. NoSkiveez

    NoSkiveez NoSkiveez Poultry

    Dec 27, 2009
    Casa Grande
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    I don't think she would have sold me the wrong breed on purpose. I've bought from her before. The thing that baffled me was that they all looked the same when they were small.

    The other girls I got from her look like cuckoo's and its the only barred breed she has. I'm considering getting some eggs shipped to me and starting over with this breed.
     

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