The Blue Birchen Marans chicken breed was established in France in 1920. This unique variety is highly sought after and is extremely rare in the United States. Birchen Marans are a hardy breed that are known for their dark brown eggs and stunning plumage. They are a larger breed, have big personalities, and when able, they enjoy a bit of free-range time. This beautiful Marans is sure to add some color to your flock as well as your egg basket.
Average Mature Weight: Rooster: 6lbs, Hens: 4lbs
In poultry, the color blue does not breed true. Blue parents will produce offspring that are blue, black or splash. Meyer Hatchery does not separate the blues out and you will receive hatchery choice colors when ordering. Read more about blue genetics in our Help Desk Article.