The Cuckoo Maran is a dual purpose bird, with the male maturing at 7-8 lbs. and the female adult weighing in at 6 lbs. The hens will produce 150-200 brown eggs per year. They are a fast growing and extremely hardy bird that will thrive in most climates. They are a striking bird with a beautiful barred black and white pattern. The Marans breed originates from a town called Marans, France. It is a very winter hardy breed with a docile temperament. They tend to be more athletic, taking to foraging and free ranging more often than other breeds. Marans lay dark brown and dark speckled eggs. These tough birds make a great addition to any backyard flock.
APPROX. 200 MEDIUM EGGS/YEAR | EGG COLOR: BROWN | MATURE WT: MALE 6 LBS. FEMALE 4.5 LBS.
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