These very attractive hens have black plumage with occasional gold markings on the neck and chest.
The amount of markings will vary from hen to hen within the breed.
The iridescent black feathers have a stunning green sheen in the sunlight.
They are very calm hens who will reward you with lots of lovely eggs. They are very hardy and will want to be outside in all weather.
French Maran hybrids are great layers and will lay approximately 240-260 dark brown eggs per year.
They are developed with heritage lines of French Maran.