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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is a cuckoo a color or color pattern in a chicken?
     
  2. chickenmaniac

    chickenmaniac Chillin' With My Peeps

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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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Overrun With Chickens

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

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  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    its a pattern not a color nor breed :)
     

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