Question about Feather-Legged Cuckoo Marans

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SanctusPullus, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. SanctusPullus

    SanctusPullus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased a Cuckoo Maran and a Feather-Legged Cuckoo Maran yesterday. Every feather-legged breed I've seen develops the feathers on the legs within the first week or so but the Maran is still bare legged at about 9 days. She has characteristically different markings than the standard Cuckoo Maran but no feathers on the legs, at what point do they they develop? Pics at the bottom of My Page .
     
  2. edgarmongold

    edgarmongold Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If the Cuckoo Marans, and there is always an s at the end of Marans, did not have down on its legs as a chick it probably will not have feathers on its legs.

    Now that the Marans breed has been accepted by the APA with feathers on the legs it will be a disqualification if you show it clean legged.
     
  3. SanctusPullus

    SanctusPullus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I reposted this later on the Marans thread and got a lot of info too (and the "s" chastisement!). I had some mix-ups on which chicks were which chicks [​IMG]
     

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