Welsummer + Marans hybrids?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Bantamphantom, May 29, 2012.

  1. Bantamphantom

    Bantamphantom In the Brooder

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    Hey, BYC. I was wondering if anyone happened to have a wellie + marans hybrid. I've heard that the hybrids are really sweet and excellent layers of chocolate brown eggs. Cool, thanks.
     
  2. chickeneyfoot

    chickeneyfoot Chirping

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    Do not cross them! Breed pure, breed true :)
     
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    If you are not breeding them for purity, go ahead and breed them, they would make beautiful egg layers! You might get something a bit darker than a Wellie but not as dark as the Marans, something in between!
     

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