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What are these? Not what i was expecting

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Munkeesmama, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. Munkeesmama

    Munkeesmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are from eggs I bought from a "breeder" on ebay. Sold as golden cuckoo marans, and Golden Blue cuckoo marans. Is that what I have? They all have straight combs. 2 or 3 have lightly feathered shanks.
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  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there are cleaned leg and feather legged marans, and they should have straight combs. It looks like them to me..... [​IMG]
     
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Marans should have straight combs. Do they have yellow or pink/fleshy colored legs?
     
  4. hennyannie

    hennyannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW, I would really like to see them in a few months. Some look like BRs.
     
  5. Munkeesmama

    Munkeesmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess I should have said I don't doubt they are marans (except a yellow chick, which i believe is a delaware that was accidently slipped in), but I was wondering about the colors. Don't necessarily look like ones I've seen online.

    Oh she also said (after the fact) that she has gotten silver cuckoo marans from the bunch as well.
     
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  6. Munkeesmama

    Munkeesmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:fleshy colored, definitely not yellow.
     
  7. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    If they have fleshy colored legs and straight combs they are probably marans. A friend of mine breeds cuckoo, golden cuckoo, and silver cuckoo and says both the golden and silver cuckoo has 'popped up' from breeding her regular cuckoos.
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Bottom pic looks like purebred Golden Cuckoo Marans.

    you've got a bunch of roos! They can be sexed at hatch.
     

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