French Cuckoo Maran Cockarel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Wooden_Pony, May 5, 2008.

  1. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    About 8 weeks old..... I thought it was a pullet but now I am thinking (pretty sure) it is a cockarel? [​IMG]


  2. MaransGuy

    MaransGuy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 25, 2007
    Greenfield, MA
    While the comb and wattles doo look a bit pink, the color says pullet. Typically, roos are much lighter. The only other concerning thing is what looks like saddle feathers on the rump. It is hard to tell from the photo if that is, in fact, what they are. I think it will be much more evident in a couple more weeks.

  3. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks Richard for your reply!

    The one thing that made me think cockarel was the saddle feathers [​IMG] on the back. Also the fact that this one spends a lot of time sparring with my older Cochin cockarel.

    My pullets goof with the cochin cockarel but do have necks fluffed stare down matches with him.

    Keeping fingers crossed she is a she since she has a WONDERFUL home waiting for HER!! [​IMG]
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  4. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 5, 2007
    what every the sex of that marans it looks nice I love my maran hens.

  5. Wooden_Pony

    Wooden_Pony Chillin' With My Peeps

    I was very happy with this sellers eggs and chicks.

    No dening that she is a looker I just never had them before and wanted to make sure of the sex. Since it is confusing me so much with it's personality. [​IMG]

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