Hey guys! I have a Cuckoo Maran that lays brown eggs that are not much darker than the ones laid by my Plymouth Rocks and Orpingtons. I was a bit dissappointed. I usually order from Ideal for the small numbers and they offer Marans, Barnevelders and Welsummers. I read somewhere that Barnevelders in the US lay normal brown colored eggs. What I really want is a super dark chocolate brown. Any recommendations?