Bbs vs fbc Marans?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ashleymattb, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. ashleymattb

    ashleymattb Out Of The Brooder

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    I am looking to add darker eggs to my egg basket. What, other than e color of the chicken, is the difference between bbs and bcm marans? Does one lay darker eggs or lay more frequently?
     
  2. rainbowrooster

    rainbowrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are both Marans so no advantage there. However, its up to breeders to maintain the color of their flocks eggs. So find a breeder of the darkest eggs regardless of the variety. Avoid all hatchery Marans.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Rainbowrooster has given you some good advice. The lay rate and color will be the same for both varieties (assuming they're from a reputable breeder), so I would suggest getting the variety you think is prettier.
     

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