Christmas gift from my Marans :)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jettgirl24, Dec 24, 2011.

  1. jettgirl24

    jettgirl24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2010
    Duvall, WA
    I got three eggs today.... From two hens!!! One of them being the darkest she's ever laid! What a wonderful Christmas gift from the ladies [​IMG] I wouldn't have believed it but these are my only two Marans AND they are currently in their own pen, just the two of them. I checked this morning when I fed the horses and no eggs, checked again mid-morning when I let the mini-horse out and found the super dark one... Checked one last time as I was feeding and tucking everyone in and whadya know, two more!

    Here are the three:

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    And the super dark one. The picture doesn't do it justice at all. I have it sitting on the counter near some chocolate covered salted caramels that I made today (BTW... YUM! [​IMG]) and the egg is nearly as dark as they are! This one will definitely be on display for awhile before we eat it!

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    I'm not sure who laid which egg but both get extra treats tomorrow!
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2011
  2. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    Beautiful eggs! I really want to get some marans. [​IMG]
     
  3. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nice! [​IMG]
     
  4. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful - Merry Christmas!
     
  5. MedChicken

    MedChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful! I have three Marans, and they are by far my favorites in the coop!
     

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