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ecomumof4

what chickens to get?

We now have the supplies to double the size of our coop! Yay! We currently have 8 Hens 6 hybrid and two Rhode island's.
I plan to get 3-4 more Hens .
I'd love to get  some rare breeds and I'm rather superficial and I love pretty eggs, ,,,so any suggestions?
I was thinking of a maran or two? ,,
sandrar

Marans will lay very dark eggs depending on the strain/who you get them from.
Welsummer can be very dark brown or matt terracotta also speckled
Cream Legbar lay blue
Araucana  a greeny blue
Dorkings. Leghorns, Ancona for white eggs

A cross of a dark brown egg layer and a blue layer will give you an olive egg layer
ecomumof4

sandrar wrote:
Marans will lay very dark eggs depending on the strain/who you get them from.
Welsummer can be very dark brown or matt terracotta also speckled
Cream Legbar lay blue
Araucana  a greeny blue
Dorkings. Leghorns, Ancona for white eggs

A cross of a dark brown egg layer and a blue layer will give you an olive egg layer


Thankyou  
sandrar

A mix of egg colours from my  (mostly) traditional/rare breed hens










ecomumof4

Oh those are just beautiful!!! I am very jealous!
Dave C

Lovely eggs Sandra  
welshboy

Dave C wrote:
Lovely eggs Sandra  

+1 great pics

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