Finally! My Marans finally gave me an egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Cherrypie, Dec 18, 2009.

  1. Cherrypie

    Cherrypie Out Of The Brooder

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    I've been waiting a long time for my Blue Cuckoo Marans to give me an egg and today was the day. It was just a bitty thing, pale in color, but a beautiful sight nonetheless. I don't know if the eggshells will get darker (like terracotta) because she is a blue cuckoo, but I'm just glad she decided to lay! [​IMG]
     
  2. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
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    Congrats![​IMG] How about a pic???
     
  3. pine top

    pine top Out Of The Brooder

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    i have 2 cuckoo marans that are barred i thought thay all were suposed to lay dark brown eggs
     
  4. fordmommy

    fordmommy Dancing With My Chickens

    Jul 16, 2009
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    I want cuckoo marans too! I think I might get some this spring. Congrats on the egg! [​IMG]
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Sometimes the first egg is lighter than normal. My Welsummer that I used to have laid a pretty light first egg, but later, the eggs were what you'd want and expect from her breed. It's like it takes a couple tries to get the "paint factory" up and running.
     
  6. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 5, 2009
    Middleton, WI
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  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Congrats!

    Good to know Cynthia.............I probably would have freaked when my welsummers lay their first eggs. But they are almost 8 weeks old, so I still have some waiting.
     

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