Frizzle Maran

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by flora, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. flora

    flora Chirping

    I recieved this Frizzled Cuckoo Maran as a pullet, but the older she gets the more rooish she looks, thick legs, large body, mean to the other chicks, and even has a deep voice. Her frizzly feathers make it hard for me to see if she has pointy saddle feathers or sickle feathers. If she would just hold still!!!
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    I can get more pictures if that would help.
     

  2. Chicky Tocks

    Chicky Tocks [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2666.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Ru

    Oct 20, 2008
    Benton, Arkansas
    How old is this chicken? I almost think I see saddle feathers, but that comb does not make me think roo.
     
  3. chseeads

    chseeads Songster

    May 28, 2009
    Bloomington, Indiana
    Yeah, depending on it's age, it looks like a hen to me....

    But, doesn't look like a marans.....at least not pure marans. It has yellow legs.
     
  4. flora

    flora Chirping

    Sorry, I forgot to mention she is about 4 months old
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  5. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    I'd say it's a frizzled Barred Rock. The darkness of the feathers looks hen-like, it's just the legs that have me wondering. If it was a roo I think it would be trying to crow by now at 4 months.
     
  6. txchickie

    txchickie Songster

    Nov 15, 2008
    Texas
    It looks like a hen to me. [​IMG] She is cute!


    I hatched out 6 frizzled EE's and got all frizzled babies, but 5 roos and 1 hen [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. flora

    flora Chirping

    I just talked to the lady I got her from and she said the father is a pure Marans and the mother is a Barred Rock frizzle. So my pullet is half Marans. But what ever cross she is, she still looks roo to me and that is what I wanted help with.
    And none of the roos that are the same age are crowing yet, there is no doubt they are roosters.
     
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  8. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Ahh- that's where you got the yellow legs. Was the dad cuckoo marans- or another color?
     
  9. maralpz2006

    maralpz2006 Songster 11 Years

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    flora if you dont want him i will buy from you, or could you tell me where do you get from,she or he is beautiful that`s why i am looking for
     

  10. flora

    flora Chirping

    Most of my chickens are crossbreds, so for this pullet/roo to be mixed doesn't bother me. I am not looking for a new home for her/him.
    I guess time will tell shortly, either he will crow or she will lay an egg in a couple of months.
     

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