Yummy ~ Dark Chocolate Chips 12+ BBS Marans = Copper and Birchen

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  1. aceschix

    aceschix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Paypal payment will allow you to pick your ship date between 10/27 - 10/31/2011!

    This picture is from Spring 2011 - some are lighter right now due to being at the end of a laying cycle.

    I have a Blue Birchen Marans Rooster over Blue, Blue Copper, Blue Splash and Black Copper Marans. Thus the Dark Chocolate chips [​IMG] I have 100% fertility on these in my Spring hatches.

    If you want beautiful DARK eggs you have come to the right place. I think the birds are beautiful too [​IMG]

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    I hatched all of these birds here over the last 2 years from eggs I got from fellow BYCers (thank you all).

    Please note he had a beautifully proportioned 5 point comb prior to his frostbite [​IMG] See the older picture below.

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    Please excuse his comb... it was a moist cold winter here in New England [​IMG]
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    Fertility has been great.

    We all know the risks associated with buying shipped eggs. I will do my very best and pack them well to protect them from any bumpy rides they may travel. They will be individualy bubble wrapped and pakaged well.

    Thank you for looking!

    (Disclaimer here to the serious Marans breeders - Bev Davis tells me that my roo is a Blue Marans who is carrying both a silver and a gold gene. Bred with the BCM he should throw Black and Blue Copper Marans, and I hatched one Black Birchen hen. Over the Blue & Splash he should throw Blue/Splash and Blue/Splash birchen, and Blue Copper.) I will be breeding and culling in the coming years to get to straight Blue Birchen) Bev if you see this feel free to correct anything I may have misenterpreted. Thank you!

    Edited to add that I have hatched a great variety of colors from this mix - nothing fruity! I have a Black Birchen hen growing out, some great Blue Coppers and Black Coppers. One is going to stay solid blue and I did not get and Blue Birchen. Love the grab bag aspect of these eggs!

    Feel free to ask any questions or PM me. Thank you for looking [​IMG]
     
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  2. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

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  3. aceschix

    aceschix Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

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  5. aceschix

    aceschix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Back @ ewe!!!

    I wish I could hatch. I am so excited to see what comes with the new birds I have added to my breeding flocks. [​IMG]
     
  6. acid_chipmunk

    acid_chipmunk Polish Silkies d'Uccles O my!

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    Quote:[​IMG] Miss ewe!

    Back @ ewe!!!

    I wish I could hatch. I am so excited to see what comes with the new birds I have added to my breeding flocks. [​IMG]

    I will have pics in 19 days for you! [​IMG]
     
  7. aceschix

    aceschix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Back @ ewe!!!

    I wish I could hatch. I am so excited to see what comes with the new birds I have added to my breeding flocks. [​IMG]

    I will have pics in 19 days for you! [​IMG]

    Can't wait [​IMG]

    Is your son excited about the OEs?
     
  8. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    [​IMG] I LOVE ACES MARANS!!!! IVE gotten them twice-and both times fertility has been 100%....My last hatch was a 100% hatch...I am waiting any day now for all 5 of my girls to lay!!! can't wait Thanks April! Can't wait to get more in Spring Im DYING for a splash like yours:(
     
  9. aceschix

    aceschix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Awe [​IMG] Thanks!! She is a flashy girl isn't she. I have 2 now. I am hoping with the increased number of Blues in my flock that we will be seeing more splash. [​IMG]
     
  10. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    [​IMG] Me want!!

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