What breed is she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WildHorseMountain, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. WildHorseMountain

    WildHorseMountain Out Of The Brooder

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    I already know what she is, just want to know what you think she is. Is she really a silver cuckoo Marans?

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    Here's another picture of her with her sister:
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  2. Intetdreamer

    Intetdreamer Out Of The Brooder

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    I have some BCM hens and the face make me think marans.
     
  3. WildHorseMountain

    WildHorseMountain Out Of The Brooder

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    Her bars are so pronounced and bold black instead of gray compared to her other two sisters, and her legs are yellow. She is definitely a Marans, just one of a different color.
     
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  4. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i dont think she is a marans with those yellow legs. marans legs are white not yellow she looks more like a barred rock instead and those bars on her are more uniform than in a cockoo marans.

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    she must have been accidently thrown in with the marans. i am sure its a barred rock and not a marans

    EDIT: she looks like my br...how old is she?
     
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  5. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    Looks like my BRs to me.
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    100% barred rock
     
  7. JPinVT

    JPinVT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think she's a barred rock, but her "sister" on the right in the second photo does look like a cuckoo marans.
     
  8. rsarns

    rsarns Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. heath_elisha

    heath_elisha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We adopted a day old chick in July 2011. We were told she was a barred rock or barred rock x dorking. She does not have the bold stripes of a barred rock though...... more muted like a silver cuckoo maran, as mentioned above. I suppose I should get a picture up on here for all of your opinions, too!!
     
  10. WildHorseMountain

    WildHorseMountain Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all for verifying that!!!!! I just knew it, she even acts different, very flighty. She was sold to me as a Silver Cuckoo Marans from My Pet Chicken. She did look just like the other two as a chick. Darn, they were expensive. That's ok, I just love this little hen and I'm not going to complain. Just had to verify my suspicions. [​IMG]
    hdowden, she's 18 weeks old.
     
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