French Wheaten Marans

$6.00$10.50

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.

200+ Dark Brown Eggs/Year | Mature Wt: Male 8#, Female 6.5#

Available February – August

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 3 per Sex)

Amount Female St Run Male
3+ $10.50 $8.25 $6.00
6+ $10.00 $7.50 $5.50
15+ $9.50 $7.25 $5.25
25+ $9.00 $7.00 $5.00

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 Sexing Guarantee is 75% accuracy.

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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.

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 Sexing Guarantee is 75% accuracy.

200+ Dark Brown Eggs/Year | Mature Wt: Male 8#, Female 6.5#

  • Poultry Show Class: Continental Class
  • Weights: Hen—–6 1/2 lbs         Rooster——8 lbs
  • Purpose and Type: Primary production, Egg Laying & Pet/Secondary meat source
  • Egg Shell Color: Dark Brown #3 to #6 Range on egg chart
  • Egg Production: Good, 200+ eggs per year
  • 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
  • APA: No
  • ALBC: Not Listed

Available February – August

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 3 per Sex)

Quantity Discount will appear in your cart!

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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Sex

Male, St. Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

FEBRUARY 3, 2020, FEBRUARY 10, 2020, FEBRUARY 24, 2020, MARCH 2, 2020, MARCH 16, 2020, MARCH 23, 2020, APRIL 6, 2020, APRIL 13, 2020, APRIL 27, 2020, MAY 4, 2020, MAY 11, 2020, MAY 18, 2020, MAY 25, 2020, JUNE 1, 2020, JUNE 8, 2020, JUNE 15, 2020, JUNE 22, 2020, JULY 6, 2020, JULY 13, 2020, JULY 20, 2020, JULY 27, 2020