Great Marans Breeder?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crayon, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. crayon

    crayon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am drooling over getting some marans hens this coming spring.... But I was reading it is hard to find a good breeder- any advice? Is this not something to buy from a hatchery- go with a breeder??
     
  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Definitely go with a breeder, the egg color will be a lot better than from a hatchery.

    What color Marans do you want? Wynette breeds BCM's and she's also in Michigan.
    http://www.adamsonacres.com/gallery.htm

    I think Illia has Wheaten Marans.
     
  3. crayon

    crayon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I would want a black cooper - I am looking for those deep dark brown eggs.

    ETA: Thanks for the link- glad to find someone in Michigan!!![​IMG]
     
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