Is he a Cukoo Maran Roo ???????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by leslie0815, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. leslie0815

    leslie0815 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I was given 4 cukoo marans last spring and just about forgot about the 1 that survived. He runs with my free rangers......Is he a cukoo maran roo......please......[​IMG]
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    His legs are yellow, which means he isn't a Marans. He looks too dark to be a Barred Rock cockrel either. I'm guessing mixed-breed.
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'd vote for a mixed roo too.
     
  4. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    Wait just a minute. You got 'him' last Spring? If so, he's coming up on a year and has no spurs. It's therefore not a he, but a she.
     
  5. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Thats not a Marans or BR for sure. Looks way to dark, and no obvious hackles for a roo. Comb is small for a rooster of those general breeds.

    Feathering is way too tight to be Marans also.
     
  6. Pine Grove

    Pine Grove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see sickle feathers, I say its a rooster, and it appears to be younger than 1 year old..Looks more like a black sex link
     
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Uh... thats a hen.
    Short wattles, no spurs at 1 year, looks like a hen to me.
     
  8. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is def a young cockerel.

    Maybe he is an offspring from that cukoo maran roo a hen hatched out and you didn't know it?
     
  9. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I say hen...
     
  10. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    That is most definitely a roo. He is not a maran though.

    Looks to me like he has BR in him. I wouldn't be surprised if he was a pet quality barred rock.

    Marans have whitish grey legs.
     

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