Maran Hen

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by midnight2157, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. midnight2157

    midnight2157 New Egg

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    I recently got my first flock of hens, 2 marans, 2 light Sussex, 2 rhode island reds and 1 americauna....I have no doubt about the black copper maran hen, but does anyone have any idea of the brown maran hen? She is the most prolific layer of dark brown eggs and the two marans are the most inquisitive hens ever. I love all my hens!
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  2. BettyBlueSilkie

    BettyBlueSilkie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea maybe check for answers online???? or find some chicken books!!!!!!! sorry I don't have any experience with that type...
     
  3. brandoncakes

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    I've never seen that color before. I thought maybe it would be a Golden Marans, but the color looks a bit partridge to me. Congrats on a prolific layer of dk brown eggs!
     
  4. Kelsie2290

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  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Are you saying this hen lays those dark brown eggs?
     
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  8. midnight2157

    midnight2157 New Egg

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    Thanks for all the input! The Golden Salmon crossed my mind as well as the Black tailed buff.....regardless she is awesome, they all are. It was hard to get pics as they were all crowding around. I am totally chicken crazy now... Who knew they would be so [email protected]
     
  9. midnight2157

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    Donrae, Yes, this is the hen that laid those fabulous eggs!
     
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