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:


    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!


    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

    Jun 3, 2011
    Middle Tennessee
    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

    Dec 10, 2009
    Central PA
    Beautiful - Merry Christmas!
  5. MedChicken

    MedChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 25, 2011
    Virginia (Zone 7)
    Beautiful! I have three Marans, and they are by far my favorites in the coop!

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