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What is a "Feathered Kookamaran"? ANy photos of that or "Polish Crested Bantam"?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by fiddleblue, Nov 4, 2012.

  1. fiddleblue

    fiddleblue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2009
    Today I bought some day old chicks. I have 5 different breeds, and 2 of them I have not heard of before. One of them the shop salesman said was a "Feathered Kookamaran" but I can't find that listed anywhere, though I do see "Maran" listed as a breed. Anyone have any idea what a feathered Kookamaran is? The Feathered he said refers to the fact that their legs have feathers on them, which they do, even as day-olds!!

    Also, he said I had two "Polish Crested Bantams". The ones I got are light yellow chicks which I think means they will be white when adult. I haven't been able to find any photos of white polish crested bantams...can anyone direct me to such?
  2. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2011
    Southeast Minnesota
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2012
  3. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 2, 2011
    Knee Deep
    polish come in bantams and large fowl. light yellow could mean white or buff. Do these have 5 toes and feathered legs? if so they are sultans. The others are cuckoo marans with feathered legs.
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    I agree on the cuckoo marans. Cuckoo is the coloring, the black and white. Marans is the breed, they come in different colors. They can have feathered legs or not, but I think it's preferable they do.
  5. fiddleblue

    fiddleblue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2009
    THanks for the links and the help! I now understand better what chickens I bought! I love the dark brown Maran eggs!!!
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 14, 2011
    marans always ends in an s no matter if its one bird or more [​IMG]
  7. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    The always ending in "s" as in Marans?

    It's a French thing. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2012

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