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Is there a way to sex cuckoo maran chicks?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by StarLover21, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've heard that there is a way to sex cuckoo maran chicks like barred rocks...something about the head spots and body color? Is this true?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yes, any barred bird can be sexed by their headspot and coloring. Barred Rocks, Dominique, Cuckoo Marans, etc.
     
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  3. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, cool! So I basically just sex them the same way as barred rocks?
     
  4. Habibs Hens

    Habibs Hens Cream Legbar Keeper

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    found this on a quick search



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  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Yep!
     

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