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 Post subject: Breed Profile - View Chicken Breeds Profile Information
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Breed Profile - The Australorp

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I will add more as I find them.

Please if you would like to put together a "Breed Profile" PLEASE DO just post it as a new topic in "Chickens" and I will index it here



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Marans

"the hens that lay James Bond's favourite eggs" delineate
BREED: Marans

DESCRIPTION: They are known as "the hens that lay James Bond's favourite eggs" and lay various shades of deep chocolate coloured eggs, which even have a colour scale that rates from 1-9. They have bright orange eyes

HISTORY/ORIGINS:Marans originated in the swampy, marshy western French town of Marans near La Rochelle. They were developed from a number of breeds including Barred Rock, Coucou de Malines, Croad Langshan, Faverolles, Rennes ,Gatinaise and perhaps Braekel.

BREED COLOURS: Cuckoo, Golden Cuckoo, Black, Birchen, Black Copper, Wheaten, Black-tailed Buff, White and Columbian
BREED PURPOSE: Dual Purpose with large chocolate coloured eggs and fine quality meat.
BREED SIZE: STANDARD
BREED TEMPERAMENT/SUITABILITY: Marans are very quiet, gentle, docile and social birds. For the discerning owner.
HEIGHT/WEIGHT OF COCKEREL/PULLET HEN/ROOSTER
Cockerel: 3.0 to 3.5 kilos
Pullet: 2.2 to 2.6 kilos

Cock: 3.5 to 4.0 kilos
Hen: 2.6 to 3.2 kilos

BROODINESS: Average
FERTILITY: Average
COMB: SINGLE
EGG PRODUCTIVITY: 160-200 per annum
EGG SIZE/WEIGHT: Large; 65 grams for pullet 70-80 grams for hen
EGG COLOUR: Marans eggs need to be an even colour by the 20th egg and it will determine the future colour scale rating of their eggs

Marans eggs can be classified as
- uniform
- stippled
- spotted

RELEVANT LINKS TO CLUB ETC
http://www.marans.eu/

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One Very Sad and Very Lonely and Very Heartbroken French Wheaten Marans with the softest of feathers and fluffiest of bottoms...
One Australorp with the biggest of black eyes also very heartbroken with the death of her little Silkie buddy...


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