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Really dark brown eggs, what breeds lay them besides Marans

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by PaintedMeadows, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. PaintedMeadows

    PaintedMeadows Songster

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    i would really like to have some hens that lay REALLY dark brown eggs but can't seem to find any Marans near me in northern Alberta. What other breeds lay the chocolate brown eggs?
     
  2. MsBentleyboy

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    Welsummers and they're pretty too.
     
  3. Rogue_Woman

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    Welsummers seem to generally lay a more consistantly dark egg than marans do anyway, even though those marans eggs can get SUPER dark.
     

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