Cuckoo Maran???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jag, Apr 25, 2007.

  1. jag

    jag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering what you guys think of my free rare chick. Is she a Cuckoo Maran? Here's pictures of her and her legs. [​IMG]

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    Also...I have a little yellow Americauna. [​IMG] What color do you think she'll be when she feathers out?

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  2. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Hmmm...could be a Cuckoo, the legs seem almost too dark tho?? so not realy sure.

    The white Americauna could feather out to be any color, my aunt had a white chicks and it feathered out to have many dark colors. So who knows?[​IMG]
     
  3. jag

    jag Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I really hope she is a cuckoo maran!!! I can't find anything else that fits. With the barring showing up on the wings, it's definintely not a black sex link rooster.
     
  4. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Definitely looks like one![​IMG]
     
  5. barg

    barg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    Here i go once again trying for the most Noob questions asked on this message board but...

    Couldnt it be a barred rock or a dominique, if not, how do you guys know?

    Sorry for the noob question [​IMG]

    BTW how did you get the Free chick?
     
    Last edited: Apr 29, 2007
  6. barg

    barg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    Did you ever figure out what it was?
    Ive figured out how you got the free chick from other peoples posts [​IMG]
     
  7. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Did you get them from MM? Thats where I got mine...and my freebie is either a Dom, or BR. Here she is at 2 weeks old...
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    and 7 weeks old.

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  8. lively Bee's

    lively Bee's Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Barg no question is a noob question.

    The Barred Rock, Domiique, and the Cuckoo Maran all have part of the same blood line but here is they difference in the birds

    Barred Rock - Yellow Legs, Single Comb, Hen 7 - 7.5 lbs

    Cuckoo Maran - White legs some times snow white - Single Comc Hen 6 - 6.5 lb

    Domique - yellow - golden - some times dark yellow legs - rose comb - hen 5lb

    Now your bird looks to have brown legs in the one photo and kinda light / white in the other. Pick up the bird and post what color its legs are please [​IMG]

    Now justusnaks bird is a barred rock hen 100% sure of that. Them birght yellow legs give it away. [​IMG]
     
  9. barg

    barg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    lively Bee's :

    Now your bird looks to have brown legs in the one photo and kinda light / white in the other. Pick up the bird and post what color its legs are please [​IMG]
    Now justusnaks bird is a barred rock hen 100% sure of that. Them birght yellow legs give it away.

    As per your request: here is one set of feet.
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    And a set of feet from my other dominique.
    To me they look the same color as justusnaks birds feet.
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    And as an extra bonus, here is a face. We bought these as Dominique hens, if you know different, let me know lively Bee's [​IMG]
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    I'm assuming you had seen pics of my chicks in another thread, if you wern't addressing me about posting pics, I apologise for the interuption but offer the pics for comparison anyway [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: May 6, 2007
  10. barg

    barg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    I was just looking at crazy critters (Maggies) responce to one of my other posts on the subject https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=4543 and Justusnacks (Debs), birds comb looks more like the dominiques comb then the barred rocks comb.
    At what age do they develope the distinctly rose VS single comb.

    Yes I have too much time on my hands this time of day. [​IMG]
    Keeping your thread alive Jag ....
     

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