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)
RARE BREED (MAX 15)
|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|
|Gender Accuracy: 75-80%|
|Fertility Percentage: 55-70%|
|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.
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