My french Black Copper Marans - culling done, heres my flock :)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by AHappychick, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

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    A few people wanted to see my flock I started with at least 30 but sold all my culls, and ate 2 [​IMG]

    I thought I would post it here so I can refer to it on occasion.

    I would love any coments or constructive critisism.

    Thanks [​IMG]



    of the hens only #1 and #2 are presently laying the eggs which I will take pics of soon are ranking a 4 on the Marans chart, although one is almost a 5 and very redish. I was hoping they would be darker but they arent, I still have 2 more hens though that should begin laying this month. [​IMG]

    Hen #1

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    Hen #2

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    Hen #3

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    Hen #4 is a French Blue Copper Marans and my camera died before I could get a individual pic of her but here she is eating treats with #1 and #3

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    These are old pics of my roo cause my camera died before I could get a new shot. He was injured at the time but is almost 100% recovered now [​IMG] My Roo is Very friendly and has just the right amount of copper on his chest.

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  2. eggsrcool

    eggsrcool Sussex Fanatic

    Very nice chickens!
     
  3. insiderart

    insiderart Obviously Insane

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    Ooo the blue is pretty, I've never seen a pic of one!
     
  4. chikmagnet_09

    chikmagnet_09 Out Of The Brooder

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    Very nice flock!! Great coppering and feathering on the legs! Can't wait to have some of that quality of my own.
     
  5. buff_the_rooster

    buff_the_rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the blue one, good thing hubby didnt see her! [​IMG]

    I have a trio that looks almost that good![​IMG] minus the blue hen!

    Do the eggs get darker with age?[​IMG]
     
  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    I swear....


    Is there Langshan in the heritage of the Marans?
     
  7. Chicks_N_Horses

    Chicks_N_Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My French standard hen looks like your first hen.

    Those are nice Coppers!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    Beautiful hens! I have 10 in the bator now and can't wait till they hatch. Would that colring be correct to use as reference for my flock? They are so purdy [​IMG]
     
  9. amazondoc

    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

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    Quote:Yes. Langshans were one of the breeds used to create Marans in the first place.
     
  10. card5640

    card5640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love love love them, wish there was a way I could get some fertile eggs from them. Thanks for the eye candy.
     

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