How many eggs do you get from your marans?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Nicole01, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 28, 2011
    How many eggs a week do you get from your marans? I picked up a cuckoo Maran just a few days ago. I read one article they are poor layers then the next article says average to above average.

    I'm real excited to get my chocolate brown eggs! I wished I picked up two, but I don't want too many chicks in my coop, I still have room for more, but I want my hens to have more room then what's required. Plus I free range a few hours a day(supervised due to hawks, owls and roaming dogs).

    How many eggs a week do you get from a single Maran? Thanks!
  2. gallusdomesticus

    gallusdomesticus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2008
    Lynn Haven, FL
    My two year old cuckoo marans are average layers...about 4-5 eggs a week a piece. Their dark brown egg shell color will lighten as the birds get older also, not anything you can do about it. Enjoy them, they're very friendly birds.

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