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PROPOSED STANDARD OF PERFECTION

CUCKOO MARANS

 

 

MALE

 

Comb, Face, Wattles, & Ear-Lobes: Bright red.

 

Beak: Light horn fading to white at the tip.

 

Eyes: Orange Red.

 

Plumage: Feathers in all sections shall be crossed throughout their entire length by irregular zig-zagged dark and light-dark or slate bars that stop short of positive black and white; free from shafting, brownish tinge, or metallic sheen; the tip of each feather dark; excellence to be determined by distinct contrasts. The male should be one or two shades lighter than the female, with more pronounced barring throughout.

 

Legs & Toes: Pinkish white with some black spotting allowed.

 

Bottoms of feet: Pinkish white.

 

Shank and Toe Feathers: Same as Plumage.

 

 

FEMALE

 

Comb, Face, Wattles, & Ear-Lobes: Bright red.

 

Beak: Light horn fading to white at the tip.

 

Eyes: Orange Red.

 

Plumage: Feathers in all sections shall be crossed throughout their entire length by irregular zig-zagged dark and light-dark or slate bars that stop short of positive black and white; free from shafting, brownish tinge, or metallic sheen; the tip of each feather dark; excellence to be determined by distinct contrasts.

 

Legs & Toes: Pinkish white with some black spotting allowed.

 

Bottoms of feet: Pinkish white.

 

Shank and Toe Feathers: Same as Plumage.

 

 

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