French Black Copper Marans

$7.50$13.00

French Black Copper Marans are heritage dual purpose chickens.   The Marans breed originates from a town called Marans, France.  Its a very winter hardy breed with a docile temperament.  They are more athletic and take to foraging and free ranging more often than other breeds.  The French Black Copper Marans lay dark chocolate brown eggs.  They are also an excellent dual-purpose breed, known for their flavorful meat, fast growth, and good size of the males.

200+ Dark Brown Eggs/Year | Mature Wt: Male 9#, Female 7.5#

Available February – September

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 3 per Sex)

(Maximum 15 Chicks)

Amount Female St Run Male
3+ $13.00 $11.00 $9.00
5+ $12.75 $10.50 $8.75
10+ $12.25 $9.50 $8.00
15 $12.00 $9.00 $7.50

Sexing Note: Most of our breeds we can average 90% accuracy on gender sexing. However, with the French Marans breed it is more difficult for the vent sexor to make this determination, so for this breed our guarantee is 75% accuracy.

PLEASE NOTE: Availability chart is updated weekly and does not reflect the availability of in-stock poultry and does not represent a guarantee of ship date.
We hatch/ship February – September of each season.
In the checkout process, please indicate in the comment section your desired hatch/ship date with desired month or ASAP.

Quantity Discount will appear in your cart!

FREE Shipping on 15+ Total Poultry

PLEASE REVIEW MINIMUM ORDER RULES & QUANTITIES BELOW

———->  Minimum Order Requirements  <———–

There is an additional small order fee ($35.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry. 

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Description

French Black Copper Marans are heritage dual purpose chickens.   The Maran breed originates from a town called Marans, France.  Its a very winter hardy breed with a docile temperament.  They are more athletic and take to foraging and free ranging more often than other breeds.  The French Black Copper Marans lay rich, chocolate brown eggs that are a favorite among chefs and farmers alike.   They are also an excellent dual-purpose breed, known for their flavorful meat, fast growth, and good size of the males.   We carefully breeds this chicken to improve genetic diversity and advance the health of the chicken.   Due to the rarity of this breed, limited quantities are available so order yours as soon as possible and contact us to find out when new chicks are available.

200+ Dark Brown Eggs/Year | Mature Wt: Male 9#, Female 7.5#

Available February – October

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 3 per Sex)

(Maximum 15 Chicks)

Poultry Class: Continental Class
Weights: Hen ——-6 1/2 lbs          Rooster—8 lbs
Purpose and Type: Dual, Egg Laying and meat; Production
Egg Shell Color: Dark Brown
Production: Good 200+ eggs
Egg Size: Large
Temperament: Docile
Gender Accuracy: 75-80%
Fertility Percentage: 55-70%
Broody: Setter
Mating Ratio: 8 Females to 1 Male
Roost Height: 2 to 4 feet
Country of Origin: France

Sexing Note: Most of our breeds we can average 90% accuracy on gender sexing.  However, with the French Marans breed it is more difficult for the vent sexor to make this determination, so for this breed our guarantee is 75% accuracy.

We hatch/ship February – September of each season.
In the checkout process, please indicate in the comment section your desired hatch/ship date with desired month or ASAP.

Quantity Discount will appear in your cart!

FREE Shipping on 15+ Total Poultry

PLEASE REVIEW MINIMUM ORDER RULES & QUANTITIES BELOW

———->  Minimum Order Requirements  <———–

There is an additional small order fee ($35.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry. 

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Additional information

Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

JUNE 3RD 2019, JUNE 10TH 2019, JUNE 17TH 2019, JUNE 24TH 2019, JULY 8TH 2019, JULY 15TH 2019, JULY 22ND 2019, JULY 29TH 2019, AUGUST 5TH 2019, AUGUST 12TH 2019, AUGUST 19TH 2019, AUGUST 26TH 2019, SEPTEMBER 2ND 2019, SEPTEMBER 16TH 2019, SEPTEMBER 23RD 2019