Cuckoo Maran (roo?) or Golden Campine?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by momdogz, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. momdogz

    momdogz In the Brooder

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    I ordered (among others) some Golden Campines and Cuckoo Marans. This one below I thought was a Golden Campine, but when I saw another pic on this forum of someone's Cuckoo Maran young roo it got me wondering....which is it? [​IMG]

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    Here's an image of what I also think is a Golden Campine:

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  2. momdogz

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    Here is what I think is a Cuckoo Maran. Correct?

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  3. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    Quote:Yes that is a Cuckoo Maran, I'm not sure about leg color on Campines but the green legs and coloring make me think Easter Egger on the first one.
     
  4. ve

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    Easter Egger-I think girl
     
  5. momdogz

    momdogz In the Brooder

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    Ohhhh.......ok, that makes sense (I ordered Araucanas as well), but thought they didn't have tails?
     
  6. akcountrygrrl

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    Quote:Purebred U.S. Araucanas don't have tails but no hatcheries that I know of in the U.S. actually have Araucanas (or Ameraucanas for that matter) but, instead, they sell Easter Eggers and list them as Araucanas or Ameraucanas.
     
  7. momdogz

    momdogz In the Brooder

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    Thanks, countrygrrrl.
     
  8. Moose The Ameraucana

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    The second one is a Golden Campine I have two that are about that age and the first one is a most likely a EE, I have one that looks like that, only mine has a darker coloring. [​IMG]
     
  9. momdogz

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    Thanks! They all look lovely; I can't wait until they're fully feathered out.[​IMG]
     
  10. Pele

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    The first is an EE, and is going to be a very lovely red! It is an unfortunate reality that hatcheries stubbornly mislable their stock when it comes to these lovely birds. I have yet to run into a hatchery that correctly lables their EEs as EEs. They love to mislable them as Araucanas (rumpless birds), or Ameraucanas (muffed bird), both of which you can only get from breeders.
     

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