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Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by joanstead, Feb 9, 2017.
Does anyone know of a breeder for black cooper marans in the northwest Florida panhandle area?
Mypetchicken.com sells many breeds of marans and I think they ship to Florida. I would check them out for sure
Unfortunately if the poster above is looking for them to get dark brown eggs, a hatchery like MPC is not the way to go. They breed for quantity, not quality, and the eggs he gets from birds that are from a hatchery are unlikely to be very dark. A breeder is the way to go if he wants nice dark eggs
Also, MPC just dropships their chicks from Meyer hatchery, they don't hatch or have any chickens of their own, so if you do end up wanting to order from them, just order straight from Meyer and you can save a little.
Good info. Thanks.
Best of luck. We ordered two golden marans from there as we weren't looking to much into the darkness of the egg over the quantity.
Good luck on your search.
You're welcome! Hey, I didn't notice you were also a Vermonter. If you decide you would like some with really dark eggs, I have a friend who breeds them. Also feel free to stop by the VT thread and chat
I'm looking for dark eggs
I would love the contact info for the person in VT who breeds them. If you could PM me that info it would be great. I am looking for dark eggs to go with my Easter Eggers. I am in MA but have a ton of family in VT.
Karen in MA