What is she

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by johnsonchandler, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. johnsonchandler

    johnsonchandler Out Of The Brooder

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    I was told by the person whom have her to me she is a cuckoo maran [​IMG]
     
  2. corewassen87

    corewassen87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a barred rock. Cuckoo marans have slate legs
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree she's a barred Rock. Marans have white skin (and legs), this bird has yellow legs. Plus, the pattern of the coloring is more barred than cuckoo, cuckoo tends to present as a messier pattern.
     
  4. johnsonchandler

    johnsonchandler Out Of The Brooder

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    Then she had them confused or I misunderstood her. This one must be the cuckoo
     
  5. corewassen87

    corewassen87 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are correct
     
  6. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep! Messier barring, white skin, lighter build---that's a hatchery cuckoo Marans.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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