What colour egg should I be expecting from my Maran & Columbian Rock cross?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by landgirl, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. landgirl

    landgirl New Egg

    I recently brought home a Maran & Columbian Rock pullet, she's a couple weeks away yet from laying.
    I was wondering if she will still lay those dark chocolate eggs that marans are famous for as she is a cross. She also really looks alot like a black copper maran.
    I know I could just wait and see, but I am too excited !

    Thanks
     
  2. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    They'll likely be about half way between the dark brown of the Marans and the regular brown of the Rock. Assuming her Marans parent laid a proper dark chocolate egg.
     

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