Chocolate brown eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by marlene, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 17, 2011
    I started with 2 chickens which i have had for over a year, i am now wanting to add more and i like the idea of having a variety of breeds, over the summer i have hatched ixworth (english breed), light sussex, silkies and currently have a mixture of bantam eggs in the bator. I would like to know what breed/breeds lay the dark brown, chocolate coloured eggs, i love the idea of having these [​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2011
  2. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Marans, Welsummers, Penedesenca are the ones I know about. Here are the Marans eggs I received in the mail today.

  3. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2010
    Congress, AZ
    My Coop
    Black Copper Marans lay the darkest I think. Welsummers lay nice eggs also.
  4. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    marans will lay the dark brown eggs.
  5. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Barnevelders too, I believe. I saw a post in another forum about them.

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