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How much is a Black copper Maran hen?

How much is a Black copper Maran hen?

Price of The Black Copper Marans A bird from a quality breeder can set you back anywhere from $30.00 – $ 60.00 per bird – a bit too expensive?

What color are Black copper Maran chicks?

You can expect your Black Copper Marans to lay an egg anywhere from dark brown, to deep reddish-brown, to medium brown with many dark speckles.

How do you get a Black copper Maran?

Egg Color. Additionally, the color of your Marans hen’s egg is hereditary – if the mother hen lays extremely dark eggs, the female chicks will too. Alternatively, if the mother hen lays light brown eggs, so will the female offspring. Black Copper Marans will lay the darkest eggs of their lifetime in their first year.

What kind of chicks do French black copper Marans have?

For those interested in showing in poultry show competitions, whether showing for the darkest eggs or the bird itself, our new French Black Copper Marans bloodline should catch the poultry judges attention. Straight Run Chicks: Straight Run Chicks are un-sexed, randomly selected and each chick has a 50/50 chance of being a male or female.

Where do Deer Run Farm get copper Marans from?

They were developed in France and are known for their famous, chocolate brown egg. The English standard calls for clean legs, the French standard calls for feathered legs. Deer Run Farm breeds to the French standard. Deer Run Farm raises both Black Copper Marans and Blue Copper Marans.

Where did the Marans chicken breed come from?

These are truly SPECIAL chickens that lay exceptional eggs. The Marans breed originated from the port city of Marans, France. Although prized for their dark egg color, they are also big bodied DUAL PURPOSE birds. My Marans have calm, no-nonsense dispositions.

Which is the darkest type of Maran hen?

We are also working on breeding away from the white in the feathers while still selecting the darkest egg producing hens in our breeding program. Other known Marans color varieties are white Marans, Splash Marans, and Blue Birchen Marans but the Black Copper Marans are known to lay the darkest egg of them all.