Wheaten Marans vs BCM Eggs

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by enggass, Jan 27, 2017.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2010
    Mid-Coast Maine
    Stupid question... Now I know Marans Egg darkness varies bird to bird, and within a laying cycle, but are Wheaten Marans eggs as dark as BCM or even Blue Copper M eggs? ie. are all Marans Eggs created equal?
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    From what I've gleaned on the Marans boards, the black coppers have the darkest eggs overall. Then blues, then the other colors.

    course, you'll have variation from hen to hen. But overall, that's what I've seen them saying.

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