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Golden Cuckoo Marans

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by erin0415, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. erin0415

    erin0415 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My golden cuckoo marans I hatched from pasofinofarm are one week old today. They went for an outing amongst the weeds yesterday in the sun. I am hoping by their color that I have one boy and 6 girls, although that could put a lot of pressure on the one boy. Time will tell.

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  2. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    It does look like one boy and 6 girls. Lucky you!!
     
  3. Texgran

    Texgran Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Oh they are sooo cute.
    So what was the roo? hen?
     
  4. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful chicks, I would say you got 1 roo and 6 pullets.
    I'm planing to get eggs from paso. Just as soon as I get the incubator open for more eggs, or my best broody game hen decides she want to set again.
     
  5. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    Quote:Oh they are sooo cute.
    So what was the roo? hen?

    The dark ones are pullets. The light one is a cockeral. Golden Cuckoo Marans can be sexed by their color when they hatch.
     
  6. pasofinofarm

    pasofinofarm NONESUCH FARM CONROE TX

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    That boy won't have any trouble at all. I cull pretty early so I hope it doesn't take time to tell.

    I did raise all these and just as I suspected I have 6 pullets and two cockerels... several of my hatches have had this strange ratio but I love it! Glad to see it still works when the eggs are shipped!
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    Congrats Erin and thank you for sharing the lovely pictures.

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  7. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    What do the pale chicks look like when they feather up? [​IMG]
     
  8. Birch Run Farm

    Birch Run Farm Biddy up!

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    Oh they are lovely! Gorgeous! My eggs from Paso Fino are due to hatch in two days. I am praying big time!

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  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:they are beautiful! really,really beautiful!
     
  10. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    What do the pale chicks look like when they feather up?

    they are beautiful! really,really beautiful!

    LOL That's a funny description. I meant will you describe their colours?​
     

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