Hatchery Marans Egg Color- Black Copper, Blue Splash, Golden Cuckoo, Cuckoo

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KurtG, Dec 16, 2014.

  1. KurtG

    KurtG Chirping

    Nov 5, 2014
    So chicks ordered, coop built, license application in the mail, left with waiting until spring.

    I got a mix of Maran pullets on order from Meyer - Black Copper, Blue Splash, Golden Cuckoo, and Cuckoo. Can not keep all of them nor raise them all until they start laying.

    I have heard Black Copper lay darker, but what about the others? Any trends in egg color as a rule of thumb among these?

    Son wants to keep a Blue Splash, was thinking to go heavier on the Black Copper and move most of the others keeping one of each color so the flock has some variety to it.

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