Langshan

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Buck Creek Chickens, Dec 25, 2008.

  1. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    In the poultry standard this breed is suppose to lay dark brown eggs. the ones I have lay light brown almost white(tinted). I love the birds I have but would like to find those up to the standard. Dose any one know where?
     
  2. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    It's not required for the Langshan to lay a dark colored egg. You will mostly find the Langshan to lay a lighter-brown egg.

    When people see a Maran egg, that's what is I suppose, considered a dark brown egg nowadays?
     
  3. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree Langshans are not dark brown egg layers. They are beautiful though and I would love some standard sized hens.

    Henry
     
  4. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I was just thinking since there are black marans with feathers on the feet you could do a cross with them and keep the hens with the best type and egg color. Some of the marans look like langshans already, just a thought.
     
  5. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    I'm not looking for a maren colored egg. But I would like a darker egg than I have. Also I'm looking for a good breeder of Langshans. Good idea about adding maren.
     
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  6. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    Don't know any up in your area, but around here, Forrest Beauford is known for his Langshans.
     
  7. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    I went to the state fair and saw some beautiful girls and I really want some now I need to find who bred them.

    Henry
     
  8. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Quote:I was thinking of ordering some blue Langshans from Superior farms this spring. Bill Braden has Blue Langshans if you are wanting eggs.
     
  9. mikarod

    mikarod Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2008
    Oklahoma
    herechickchick

    GOOD call on the Blue Langshans from Superior....AWESOME birds...
     
  10. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    Quote:Have you ordered from them before? I was wanting to try them. I don't do Murray or Ideal anymore. I thought they may have better quality stock.
     

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