Marans roo X reg brown-egg-laying hens = what egg color in offspring?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Anne, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I mated a Marans rooster with Wyandotte hens, what egg color would I get from the offspring? Dark like the Marans, light brown like the wyandottes, or somewhere in between?

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  2. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    I'd say somewhere in between but could expect as light as the wyandottes.
     
  3. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

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    The offspring should lay a darker egg. The shades can vary.
     
  4. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys. [​IMG]
     

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