Hello from Rain Country

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GlacierHen, Aug 19, 2011.

  1. GlacierHen

    GlacierHen Out Of The Brooder

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    I am trying to find black copper marans eggs for hatching. A description of the eggs I am looking for are the huge (don't fit well in an egg carton), round shaped (hard to tell top from bottom), dark eggs (7-9 on color chart). It would be nice if the parents of the eggs fit the French Standards also, but a slight imperfection in a parent is acceptable if eggs are very dark. Haven't had much luck on ebay. I would also be interested in day old chicks if they hatched from eggs like I described above.

    Our flock consists of white leghorns, partridge rocks, cuckoo marans, ameraucanas, columbian colored bantams and black copper marans.

    My friend and I got the chickens because we like them, but also so that our 10 year old sons, who are best friends, could learn about owning a small business. They do a great job helping to care for the chickens and helping to sell the eggs and they purchase the chicken food with their egg money and when there is a little profit they get to split it. The chickens are kept at our place. The partnership works great. Since our friends own half the chickens, they are responsible for them any time we are gone. We never have to worry about finding someone to care for the chickens. Chicken sharing has been a great experience for us. Also, the chickens pay for themselves.
     
  2. theoldchick

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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  5. Pretty Birdie

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    Welcome to BYC and howdy!
     
  6. Kountreefok

    Kountreefok Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hi and welcome!
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Lots of good luck in your search [​IMG]
     
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  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. Hope you find what you are looking for. [​IMG]
     
  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    [​IMG] from Kansas, GlacierHen! Love the name. [​IMG] Maybe because it sounds cool and refrshing - the opposite of what summer has been like where I live![​IMG] Good luck on those marans. Did you look under the Breeds, Genetics, and Showing tab?
     

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