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What kind of chickens do I have here. The feed store mixed them up and now I don't know

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Mayerling, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. Mayerling

    Mayerling In the Brooder

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  2. I'm guessing a cuckoo Marans there! I got 4 last year.
     
  3. it's probably a barred rock
     
  4. I might have said barred rock, but noticed the legs aren't yellow.
     
  5. it's a hatchery feed store bird, not a show quality. It may be some kind of mix or something
     
  6. yeah, it could be a cuckoo maran
     
  7. Yeah, could be a mix from a hatchery, but you get the general idea. My cuckoo Marans roo has one long white tail feather sticking out. I think its cute. My birds aren't for showing, so I don't care.
     

  8. Mayerling

    Mayerling In the Brooder

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    Thank you! Now I know what I'm dealng with. She's the sweetest baby!
     
  9. Yeah, they are great! Last summer they would hop up on my lawn chair & sit with me for a spell. Too cute!
     
  10. hdowden

    hdowden Crowing

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    can you get some clearer pics with a better shot of the legs? looks like a marans
     

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