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what is a cuckoo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by thyme4jb, Apr 20, 2012.

  1. thyme4jb

    thyme4jb Chirping

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    Is a cuckoo a color or color pattern in a chicken?
     

  2. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chirping

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    Cuckoo maran is a chicken breed and the colors are grey and black and maybe whits they look like barred rocks
     
  3. popsicle

    popsicle Songster

    There are other breeds of chickens with cuckoo pattern--like lemon cuckoo orpingtons. It's named after the cuckoo, the European and Asian species have baring on their chests (where the American species are not barred).
     
  4. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Crowing

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    Here's my cuckoo maran Luna. She's so sweet.

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  5. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    its a pattern not a color nor breed :)
     

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