PURPLE maran eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Hatching Eggs' started by Grog, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. Grog

    Grog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to get some Purple maran eggs to hatch. PM with prices per dozen plus shipping to zip 18436 in Pa
     
  2. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    purple? I didn't know there were purple marans eggs.

     
  3. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I've seen some in the Marans thread, but also they say they don't hatch.
     
  4. Chickhick

    Chickhick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are the chickens purple, or are the eggs purple?
     
  5. Pele

    Pele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are looking for purple eggs, you are actually going to need to ask for English Croad Langshan hatching eggs. (make sure you get English, not Australian).

    They are incredibly rare in the US, but if anyone has them, it'd be a BYC member.

    here is a helpful link for this breed:

    http://homepage.virgin.net/mike.kellaway/croadlangshanclub/5_photos.htm
     
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2012
  6. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

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    I get one purple egg from my Marans girls. Not sure which girl it is but it just looks purple. It actually is just a white coating around a dark brown egg and can be easily washed off.
     

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