Help me sex this Cucko Maran

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Creativedogma, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. Creativedogma

    Creativedogma Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 10, 2009
    Well, this cute little one is supposed to be a girl, but I am nervous that she is a rooster. I just love her & I can't have roosters where I live. Anyone have an educated guess?

    The breeder said she is 8 weeks old, but she looks younger to me.

    Thanks for your help !!!



  2. Dread Pirate Roberts

    Dread Pirate Roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 20, 2009
    oh, boy! I was thinking pullet until the last pic. Sorry, I gotta vote roo.

    edit to add: But I could totally be wrong. I've noticed that with the Cuckoos it seems that there are obvious boys, obvious girls, and then a lot that are right in between.
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  3. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

    Dec 8, 2008
    Glendale, AZ
    Definitely not 8 weeks old - I'd say it's closer to 4 weeks of age.
  4. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    It looks like a roo to me, big comb, no tail.
  5. TammyTX

    TammyTX Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 16, 2009
    That's a roo. Too light to be a pullet.

    ....sorry! [​IMG]

    This is a Maran roo at about 4 weeks:
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2009
  6. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    Maybe 8 days old no way 8 weeks !! ANd Boy oh Boy !!!!!
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
  8. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2009
    Echo Homestead
    Rooster. That chicks about 3-4 weeks old.
  9. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    Way roo.

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