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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KrazyChic, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. KrazyChic

    KrazyChic Out Of The Brooder

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    I am trying to figure out if my 2 roosters r cukoo marans or barred rocks...i have had mixed input...i am pretty confused on these gorgeous guys[​IMG]
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    Look like Barred Rocks to me.
     
  3. KrazyChic

    KrazyChic Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought so too..but they have real light pink colored legs and r not the best temperment?
     
  4. Americano Blue

    Americano Blue Mush on!

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    I would say Barred Rocks.
     
  5. KrazyChic

    KrazyChic Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]K thanks so much...I just wish i was sure. My neighbor raises all kinds..we got out her book..she thinks marans..but was not sure. I just want to know cuz when i sell them i want to sell the right thing. Is there a for sure way to tell?
     
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Your roosters look like hatchery-quality Barred Rocks to me. The reason their legs are so light is because they are hatchery quality. Cuckoo Marans legs would be even whiter.
     
  7. KrazyChic

    KrazyChic Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank u. Is there a way to tell by combs or lobes?
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I keep Barred Rock hens. Those do look like Barred Rock roosters to me as well.

    Enjoy these gorgeous boys and welcome to our flock!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'd say barred rocks also
     

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