Bantam Dark Hatching Eggs

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  1. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    I'm looking to purchase some bantam hatching eggs of breeds that lay dark brown eggs like the Marans. I'd love to try and get some bantam Olive Eggers.
     
  2. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Even the bantam marans and bantam welsummers do not lay eggs that dark. They are a work in progress [​IMG]
     
  3. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    Work in progress is good with me. I have time to help with progress.
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    I know gamebirdsonly has bantam welsummers and quailladyoffortmyers has bantam marans. You could contact one or both of them to see if they have any available. I'm sure there are others on here that have them but these are the ones I know of.
     
  5. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    Thanks so much for the info!
     
  6. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    I have both the welsummer and Bantam marans.

    Here are a couple pics of what some of my Bantam welsummer are laying.

    With out flash. The middle egg is what my older welsummer bantams lay and big egg is a LF welsummer
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    With flash
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    Right now I do not have any eggs for sale. Birds are all free ranging. Probably won't have any until sept or oct.
     
  7. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

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    I'll look you up around then. [​IMG] Too hot to ship right now anyway. Thanks and beautiful eggs!
     
  8. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    Ok sounds like plan. Thank you [​IMG]
     
  9. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Those look really nice! I didn't think the bantams laid eggs as dark as the LF.
     
  10. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    They didn't. I started taking the darkest eggs and hatching them out back in January. I have been very happy with the results already. I thought it would take couple years to get them this dark.
     

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