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. They make a great addition to the color egg basket, as well as a family farm due to their friendly temperament.
Weight: Males: 8-9 lbs, Females 6-7 lbs
Egg Size: Large
Egg Color: Dark brown to Rusty Brown
Purpose: Dual: Eggs and Meat