Black copper marans

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Gloria o, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. Gloria o

    Gloria o In the Brooder

    Apr 9, 2014
    i bought 3 black copper Marans because
    I love the chocolate colored eggs they are 8 months now I have not yet see them lay any of those dark brown eggs
    Does anyone know why. I loved anyway
    I was just wondering
  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Free Ranging

    Jun 14, 2017
    Central PA
    Sadly Marans can be slow to mature, so it might take you a bit to get some eggs.

    What are you feeding? Where are you/what's your weather like? Could they be hiding eggs from you?

    Are their combs getting red? If they are, they're at least approaching maturity and about to lay within a few weeks.
  3. I had one Pullet that laid 4 eggs starting at 24 weeks then nothing for 7 months! She just started laying again. One every two to three days! Love those chocolate eggs!
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  4. Tiana's chickens

    Tiana's chickens Songster

    Dec 7, 2017
    Are you certain the are all hens?

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