Cukoo Maran?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chixrus, Dec 1, 2008.

  1. chixrus

    chixrus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! I just got another hen, and I was told that it was a cukoo maran. Does anyone know what this breed is?
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Cuckoo Marans is a breed that has cuckoo barring, white legs, single comb and lays dark brown eggs. Did you quarantine it from the rest of your birds? You need to do that for at least 4 weeks or more.
     
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  3. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we need a picture to help ya out on the breed
     
  4. cherig22

    cherig22 Green Fields Farm

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    Cuckoo Marans have barring that does not quite match up feather to feather. Like Barred Rocks have bars that match up to the next feather, in a continuous line.

    Cheri
     
  5. RPetChicks

    RPetChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    if you get a pic i might be able to help
     
  6. chixrus

    chixrus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, i have pics, I'll just have to figure out how to load them on to the computer! We thought at first that she was a really bad barred rock, because she was more brown than black and her feathers didn't quite match up, but the lady who we got them from gave us a call and said that she was a cukoo maran, but i didn't know what that was!
     
  7. cherig22

    cherig22 Green Fields Farm

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    Two of my cuckoo hens from about 5 months ago.

    Cheri
     
  8. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh very nice! Those hens look so busy and happy! I can hear them now, can’t you?

    Oh here’s a nice bug, that one is nice too, why aren’t there more, I’ve got some good greens, these bugs are better, what’s that cloud doing, I like the sun better, ooh good the sun’s back, you have a good spot, my spots not so good, you move over, now where’s that rooster at, oh, there he is, what’s that dog barking at, this caterpillar is so juicy, no it’s mine, get away, ok just a nibble, what’s that… grass seed, this flower Is tasty, quit pushing me, you move, no you move, I’m not moving, oh hurry there’s the lady with goodies, me first, me first, me first!
     
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  9. chixrus

    chixrus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ARGHH! My stupid computer won't allow me to upload pictures because apparently, it's not a JPEG file, although on the picture it CLEARLY states that it in fact, is a JPEG file!!!!! Sorry, I need to rant about computers sometimes, but anyway, the point of that particular rant was that I cannot upload a file onto BackYardChickensForum, which is really too bad because I had some nice pictures of Martha, my Cukoo Maran. Anyway, thanks for the help!
     
  10. TaraBellaBirds

    TaraBellaBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL have you been eavesdropping on my girls?!!!
     

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