what is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Lybe8438, Sep 17, 2014.

  1. Lybe8438

    Lybe8438 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got this little guy in a straight run assortment from Meyer hatchery....I think he's some sort of maran because he has light feathering on his feet and a 5th toe.any ideas? You guys are the experts....
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Cuckoo Marans cockerel, I'd say. I don't see a 5th toe in the pics.
     
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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on CM cockerel. I don't see a 5th toe either.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    He's a Cuckoo Marans. Doesn't have five toes, though.
     
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  7. pineapple416

    pineapple416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He looks like a cuckoo Maran cockerel
     
  8. Lybe8438

    Lybe8438 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That makes a ton of sense! The little crest was throwing me through a loop and he has gold colors mixed in with the grey...
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I didn't realize that Meyer sells Olive Eggers and I didn't see those feathers on the head at first glance. Good catch on that! Me, I know nothing about Cream Legbars, just never had any interest, and I didn't know hatcheries were purposefully selling crosses other than the usual sex links now. Hmm, will have to check the hatchery lists now to see what's new.
     
  10. Michael OShay

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