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Is this a Cuckoo Marans? Barred Rock or Dominque?

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

  1. xexxor

    xexxor New Egg

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    I purchased these 5 month old hens and rooster and the fella told me they were cuckoo marans. I am not convinced. I got a great price on them and wanted to get some egg layers. Currently I raise banties. Once they start laying I bet the answer will be obvious. The pictures are not the best but I took them in a hurry. The individual feathers appear to be striped. The legs appear to be very light in color, not quite white and not quite gray. The rooster seems to have a very light yellow tint. Thanks for the help. First post and already asking for help.

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    Just kidding, figuring out this pic stuff.

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  2. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    The guys/gals in the second picture look like Barred Rocks, if they were Cuckoo Marans they would have feathered legs.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    not all marans have feathered legs
     
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  4. foothillsfiber

    foothillsfiber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, look like barred rock to me. Definitely not doms. Wrong comb for them
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    marans

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  6. JerseyGiantfolk

    JerseyGiantfolk Overrun With Chickens

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    Really? Okay!

    And Hdowden is correct, those chicks have pink shanks and that matches Marans. Barred Rocks have yellow shanks. [​IMG]

     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree. Marans :thumbsup
     

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