Ameraucanas, Delawares, Marans or Orpingtons?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jeremy, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Help me decide - I have to pick 2 breeds, that's it!

    To be a bit more specific...

    Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas, Heritage Delawares, Wheaten Marans or English Blue & Splash Orpingtons.

    PICK!
     
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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Wheaten Marans, Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas. Consider the beautiful bird, the gorgeous egg color, the good disposition. . . 'nuff said.

    If you don't keep those, you'll be stuck with boring 'ol brown eggs. How could one live with such? [​IMG]
     
  3. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas- 1
    Wheaten Marans- 1
    Delawares- 0
    English Blue & Splash Orpingtons- 0

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  4. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas. I like their color even though I don't have any and they lay blue eggs. Win Win.

    Wheaten Marans are georgous also and they lay chocolate colored eggs. Win Win

    Then you could breed a Marans to and Ameraucans and get olive eggs. Win Win Win.

    Lanae
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Aha, see? I would've brought that up too, but, someone else can. [​IMG]
     
  6. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Quote:My thoughts exactly...

    Blue Wheaten Ameraucanas- 2
    Wheaten Marans- 2
    Delawares- 0
    English Blue & Splash Orpingtons- 0
     
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  7. cashdl

    cashdl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was shocked you didn't and figured you were too busy responding to my request on the araucana thread. Get to it. LOL!

    Lanae
     
  8. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm gonna be different: Wheaten or Blue Wheaten Ameraucana's and Delaware. And don't breed for olive eggs. Too many are doing that now. No offence meant to you olive egger breeders, I don't care for Marans chickens, just me.
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:You don't care for Marans in particular, or you don't care for dark eggs? [​IMG]
     
  10. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    I will buy your English Orps, Jeremy. [​IMG]
     

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