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What gender is my Cuckoo Maran

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by barkpurr, Jun 22, 2016.

  1. barkpurr

    barkpurr Out Of The Brooder

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    Can you tell me what gender my Cuckoo Maran chick is? Today 6/22/16 Julie is 6 wks. 3 days. She has no white spot on the back of her head either. She is very sweet. I'm not sure if the 4 photos are showing, so I'll send this and see if I need to send the others again. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. barkpurr

    barkpurr Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are more photos of my Cuckoo maran. I see only one showed up. What gender?[​IMG]
     
  3. barkpurr

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    Here's another photo of her. [​IMG]
     
  4. AngloAlaskan

    AngloAlaskan Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I am leaning strongly towards girl becuase of how dark she is and the lack of a comb. I got 2 Male Cuckoo marans out of 5 this year unfortunately and they were both much lighter than the hens and started to get their wattles and a much redder comb around 6/7 weeks. The light spot disappeared once their heads started to feather out.
     
  5. barkpurr

    barkpurr Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, thank you!! -:)))
     
  6. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Also leaning towards pullet.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pullet [​IMG]

    The white spot is present at hatch, with the chick down. As they feather out, the spot disappears.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pullet
     
  9. barkpurr

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    Thank you all so much! I was hoping she would be a hen. She is so talkative too.
     

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