French Wheaten Marans

French Wheaten Maran Chickens 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 Wheaten Marans are particularly striking.  The roosters are brilliantly colored.  Hens are less striking, with subtle yet complex patterning.  French Wheaten Marans have feathering up the outside of their legs.  Beyond being beautiful additions to the flock, French Wheaten Maran Chickens will also add beautiful, darker brown eggs to your collection.

Approx. 200+ Dark Brown Eggs/Year | Mature Wt: Male 8# Female 6 1/2#

Available February – October

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 3 per Sex)

(Maximum 15 Chicks)

Amount Female St Run Male
3+ $12.00 $10.00 $8.00
5+ $11.75 $9.50 $7.50
10+ $11.25 $8.50 $7.25
15 $11.00 $8.00 $7.00

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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Description

French Wheaten 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 Wheaten Marans are particularly striking.  The roosters are brilliantly colored.  Hens are less striking, with subtle yet complex patterning.  French Wheaten Marans have feathering up the outside of their legs.  Beyond being beautiful additions to the flock, French Wheaten Maran Chickens will also add beautiful, darker brown eggs to your collection.

Approx. 200+ Dark Brown Eggs/Year | Mature Wt: Male 8# Female 6 1/2#

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.

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
Egg Production: Good 200+
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

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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Male, St. Run, Female

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