French Birchen Marans
French Birchen Marans like all Marans are a dual purpose breed being bred for both meat and egg production. The are rare. A Birchen Marans is like a Copper Marans with silver replacing the copper color. The roosters have silver-white that contrasts with the black plumage background, and some hens have the silver-white, but some hens are just black. There eyes are orange-red and they have a single comb. They are feather legged. They are great foragers and very friendly. The roosters weigh 7 to 8lbs and the hens weigh 6 to 7lbs. They lay a large very dark brown egg. The Birchen Marans are one of newest Marans breeds to be released.
This Breed is no longer available from our farm at this time thanks.