Male or female Cuckoo Maran?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HansenMamaOf2, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. HansenMamaOf2

    HansenMamaOf2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I know Cuckoo Maran have red combs and waddles, but everytime I look up a 5 week old one I don't see it yet. Ours has had one for a while now though. Does this look like it might really be a rooster after all?
     
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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Holy comb Batman!

    That's definitely a little cockerel.
     
  3. dan26552

    dan26552 True BYC Addict

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  4. HansenMamaOf2

    HansenMamaOf2 Out Of The Brooder

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    I totally meant to write comb. I'mean not sure how I messed that one up haha
     
  5. FaerieChicken

    FaerieChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want a cockerel Cuckoo Marans.... I just bought 2 chicks sexed pullets Cuckoo Marans and 2 sexed pullets BCMs, but I was hoping that 1 of them would turn out to be that 0.1% chance of Cockerel! They are so pretty plus I would really love to hatch out some babies!
     
  6. HansenMamaOf2

    HansenMamaOf2 Out Of The Brooder

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    This one was sexed and we only got 2. Apparently they were wrong. We live in a housing community that doesn't even allow chickens so he is going to be going to a new home :-(
     
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  7. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOAH!! definitely a rooster, those bright red combs and wattles were the very first thing I saw.. he sure is an early developer!
     
  8. AKfishchic

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    I also have a question about my 4-5 week old suspected cuckoo marans cross. I'm calling it a "she"; she is very calm and likes to cuddle, not aggressive towards the other birds, always roosts the highest up, LOVES to dust bathe. Any thoughts? I have some other marans cross chicks that don't have the cuckoo markings that have a slight appearance of red wattles at this point, but she doesn't. Thanks!
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    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Not positive but I think you have a pullet
     

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