Cuckoo Marana hen or rooster?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by mruser, Oct 5, 2015.

  1. mruser

    mruser Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, so I'm a new official user to this site and have a questions about my cuckoo Maran. she/he is about 8 months old and is not laying or crowing. I was told that it was a hen when I first purchased her but now I'm not to sure. Any help figuring it out would be appreciated.[​IMG]

    Thanks for the help
    phill
     
    Last edited: Oct 5, 2015
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  3. mruser

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    I was thinking it's a cockerel to but there is no crowing or other signs that I can tell other than the looks.
     
  4. Ifish

    Ifish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a cockerel to me as well. Those look like sickle and saddle feathers
     
  5. donrae

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    That's a cockerel. Hens simply do not get those long, pointy feathers on the neck or base of the tail.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Cockerel, also notice a difference between his two legs . Do you have an alpha rooster? In deference to him lower rung cockerels usually don't have the nerve to crow and get beaten.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

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    It's agreed then.
     
  8. mruser

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    No he is the only roster
     
  9. mruser

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    Thanks for all the help.
     

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