is this true barred or cuckoo pattern?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ki4got, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. ki4got

    ki4got Hatch-a-Holic

    Apr 24, 2011
    Roanoke VA
    this is a pic of my 2 month old oegb chick, daddy is blue crele (i think) momma silver duckwing.

    I've wondered tho if my 'blue crele' is really more of a blue cuckoo pattern or barred, but the barring is more distinct on this chick (roo)...

    not having any other barred birds on the property (or cuckoo) I don't have anything to compare with so thought i'd ask here.
    here's the chick.
    sorry for the image quality, it was taken thru not-quite-clean glass. [​IMG]

    here's the poppa at about 4-5 months old

  2. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Songster

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    What a pretty color! I have no idea about the barring though. Very nice.
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2011
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Hard to judge but I'd call him Cuckoo, especially considering he's probably an offspring of barred or cuckoo x non-barred/cuckoo.

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