Silver Cuckoo Marans??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by powersurbanfarm, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. powersurbanfarm

    powersurbanfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guys,
    I need some help or confirmation in the breed of my new pullet who is about 11 weeks old or so. I was told by the guy I purchased her from that she is a Silver Cuckoo Marans, but I am not sure. She seems pretty light in comparison to the ones that I've seen. From what I have gathered, they usually look very similar to the BR, and mine has a little beard, which I haven't seen on the SCM. I just don't know (not that it matters, she is beautiful and I love her anyway).

    Thanks,
    Jen

    Here are some pics I took today:
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  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    not a marans maybe an ee but pretty either way
     
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  3. Y N dottes

    Y N dottes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i agree, its not a maran
     
  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i'm guessing it is an olive egger
     
  5. powersurbanfarm

    powersurbanfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So after searching a little bit, I'm thinking maybe she's a splash ameraucana marans x? the legs are pink with grey splotches which makes me think the marans X. The guy still maintains that she is a SCM, but whatever.
     
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  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    well with her single comb she probably wont lay colored eggs
     
  7. powersurbanfarm

    powersurbanfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, more research through the olive egger thread, I think she is and olive egger. I am thinking cuckoo marans (pink and grey legs with slight feathering) and easter egger. I can't wait until she starts laying to see what color eggs I actually get. Its like christmas or something!
     
  8. Indigosands

    Indigosands Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I agree, an olive egger but a gorgeous one! With that much beard already grow in, she's going to be fantastically fluffy as an adult. LOVE!
     

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