Golden salmon maran e g g s are now on day 18 and the waiting begins.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by old mill poultry, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. old mill poultry

    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I ordered some eggs from a maran breeder found on maran club usa who lives near me. He sent me 12 for the 6 e g g s I bought and some are darker than others. He calls his rating a 4-7 for color They are golden salmon marans. They will go into the genesis tomorrow. Edited to add, I ended up putting them in april 1 at 1030 pm.
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  2. prinls

    prinls Out Of The Brooder

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    Are they feather-legged or clean-legged?
    What state are you located in? Just curious and a little envious too. lol.
     
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    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe they are clean legged. I live in pa.
     
  4. prinls

    prinls Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a trio of clean legged. I'd take drastic measures to find some feather legged. lol
     
  5. old mill poultry

    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just went to look at the email he sent me about them. I really did not care as long as they were salmon marans.
    "This listing is for eggs from my pure Salmon Marans, these ARE Golden Salmons!, these are 3rd generation of my Salmons and a continual work in progress, but are coming along really nice, the egg color has improved greatly from last years hens and my current breeding pen of Salmons consist of one Feather legged rooster, 3 feather legged hens, and one clean legged hen...these eggs vary from 4-8 on the color chart, and average between 5 & 7. These birds are housed separately from any other of my Marans and will be pure."
     
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  6. prinls

    prinls Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh thats good then. I have been looking for awhile now and can't find any feather-legged.
    How do you rate the egg color? It's hard to see the picture you posted but they don't look like a 5-7.
     
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    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Honestly I would rate them around a 4 on most, 5 -6 on some. one or 2 being a 7. My camera with the lighting in my spare bathroom just did not show the coloring good. He was good about the extras though, ordered 6 and he sent 12.
     
  8. prinls

    prinls Out Of The Brooder

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    That's a great deal then 2 for 1. What oter breeds do you have?
     
  9. old mill poultry

    old mill poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay so you asked-
    I have andulusians,
    blue,black,cuckoo and copper marans,
    mottled javas
    jersey giants, black and blue
    cochins-standard blue, buff and patridge
    gold lakenvelders
    dk ri reds, ri whites
    sexlinks, black and red
    gold lakenvelders
    white and brown rose colored leghorns
     
  10. BirdBrain

    BirdBrain Prefers Frozen Tail Feathers

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