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cuckoo or copper?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Barnmaradotte, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Barnmaradotte

    Barnmaradotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got what I was told was a couple cuckoo marans, but after looking up info on feather sexing I discovered
    they look more like coppers, but I am no pro. Is it possible for cuckoo's to have black legs and beak? I would
    be stoked if they are coppers. any input would be great. I havnt figured out how to add pics yet. im trying.
     
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  2. Barnmaradotte

    Barnmaradotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] yea I think I did it.
     
  3. Barnmaradotte

    Barnmaradotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no input? do i need a better picture? let me know. thanks
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    What does their wings look like? It is possible it does look like a Copper but I don't know enough about Marans.
     
  5. Zonoma

    Zonoma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can say for certain that it's not a Cuckoo. Beyond that, I can't say.
     
  6. Mrs. Cannon

    Mrs. Cannon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say it's not a cuckoo, would you be able to tell us where you got it from. It doesn't look to have feathered legs, but even if it doesn't it's still a marans just not standard accepted one.
     
  7. Barnmaradotte

    Barnmaradotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well the wings are solid black as of now. I got them from an urban feed store that got them from small hatchery. I dont know the fine details. are they normally feathered on the legs at a young age?
     
  8. kcaywood

    kcaywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, the leg feathers show up at hatch, if they are feather-legged.
     

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