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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bigtuna, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. bigtuna

    bigtuna In the Brooder

    Jan 1, 2010
    could someone please direct me to a reputable member or supplier where i can buy a dozen or so fertile maran eggs, and what is the going rate theese days, thanks a bunch, and im in the sw mo. area if that makes a difference. have a great day

  2. greathorse

    greathorse Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    Northern Colorado
    Do you have a specific variety in mind? Black Copper? Wheaten? Cuckoo? Where are you located? I have some pretty decent Wheaten Marans, they are from Buddy Henry's birds. I don't think he is breeding them any longer but was reputed to have pretty good stock. Mine lay a huge quite dark egg and are laying right now. I do not ship eggs, just doesn't seem to be worth it, but do ship chicks, I should have some chicks a bit later in the spring. PM me for details if interested.

    I have no idea what Marans eggs are selling for right now. When I bought mine (hatch was horrible) I paid 7 dollars per egg plus shipping. Expensive way to get a start in my opinion. Chicks are much better odds and not a lot more costly

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