Sex this cuckoo marans, please!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lovinlife, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. lovinlife

    lovinlife Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cuckoo Marans, is this a boy or a girl?

    At 1 week old, it's the one on the left:
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    At 3 weeks old:
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    At 7 weeks old:
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    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2010
  2. ekemily

    ekemily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pullet, IMO. CM Roos are generally much lighter than females. What were you hoping for?
     
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  3. lovinlife

    lovinlife Chillin' With My Peeps

    A pullet. The one with much more white on it as a chick went home with my brother. I hadn't seen that chick in three weeks. When I saw it last weekend, I noticed that it is darker than the one I have. I thought mine was fairly dark, but his is even darker.

    Is it possible to sex CM as chicks like you can with BR?

    I also thought the comb on mine was fairly light-colored. It didn't strike me as overly large or red. Also, the body shape looks more pullet to me. I need to take updated pics. The chicks are 12 weeks old now, so they should look more like roo/pullet.

    Anyone else want to wager a guess on this one? [​IMG]
     

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