black copper marans

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by presley, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I am thinking of getting a black copper maran rooster and a couple hens. I have read that they are not real broody; do those of you that have this breed find that to be true? I am not interested in incubating or showing. Will I get some babies out of this deal?
     
  2. josh44

    josh44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My marans went broody [​IMG]
    They were the perfect breed in my opinion, One of my favorite breeds.
    Meat,
    Eggs,
    Friendly,
    Showable,
    Great moms & egg setters
     
  3. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!!
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  4. DelcoChix

    DelcoChix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two BCM's, about 15 months old (hens)--very nice birds and beautiful eggs...but both of them have been broody first one, then a month later the other...and I don't have a roo! So in my limited experience I would consider them broodier, much more than most of the other girls. Good luck, I think you'll enjoy them.
     
  5. they'reHISchickens

    they'reHISchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We only have 3 FBCM hens and they all wanted to go broody at once! Finally had to break one because they needed to be separated and we didn't have the room. They were all about 11 months old. I am curious to find out if they will be broody each year.
     
  6. presley

    presley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks that makes me feel better because I know nothing about incubating!!
     

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