French Black Copper Marans lay these eggs. They are so beautiful. chicken_maraneggs.jpg

BLACK COPPER MARANS EGGS These birds originated in the western France town of Marans in the early century and are prized for their dark brown egg. We have 3 of these chickens and they are fantastic layers.

french black copper marans hen :: a quiet and gentle breed that is okay in slightly more confined spaces.  with a thicker shell, copper maran eggs can be difficult to hatch.

The new Chickens at 3 months.Black Copper Marans

french black copper marans hen :: a quiet and gentle breed that is okay in slightly more confined spaces. with a thicker shell, copper maran eggs can be difficult to hatch.

Gallo e gallina Marans Inglese

Marans chicken is a desirable breed because of it's rich chocolate brown colored eggs. Marans chicken is a dual purpose breed and known for both of it's fine meat qualities and extremely dark eggs.

The Egg-Cellent Guide to Chicken Breeds Infographic - ruggedthug

The Egg-cellent guide to chicken breeds. a visualisation of some of the most common chicken breeds, detailing important information such as country of origin, size and egg-laying figures.

a 'chocolate' egg laid by a Maran chicken... Hmmmm, I'm gonna find some pullets.... gotta have some!

a "chocolate" egg laid by a Maran chicken.The Marans, French: Poule de Marans, is a breed of chicken from the port town of Marans, in the département of Charente-Maritime, in the Poitou-Charentes region of western France.

Fascinating post on egg coloration.

Charmed Life: Olive Eggers--For Green Eggs and Ham! I thought this was very interesting and one of these days, I plan to have chickens, although may not care what egg color they have.

From left to right these are: French Black Copper Marans, Olive Eggers and Cuckoo Marans, Cochin bantams, and Easter Eggers and Ameraucanas.

I need colorful eggs in my life* From left to right these are: French Black Copper Marans, Olive Eggers and Cuckoo Marans, Cochin bantams, and Easter Eggers and Ameraucanas.

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