French Black Copper Marans lay the darkest egg of any chicken breed. The darkest eggs can range from a chocolate brown to almost burgundy in color. This beautiful breed has a copper-colored feathers on the neck and lightly feathered legs.
The original Marans (poule de Marans) comes from La Rochelle’s area in south western France. It is said that there has never been a known case of Salmonella in the Marans egg due to the molecular structure of the shell. James Bond made the Maran egg famous in his early movie From Russia with Love.
Black Witch Farm Prize-Winning Line
6 French Black Copper Marans Fertile Hatching Eggs
6+ French Black Copper Marans fertile hatching eggs from our prize-winning line of hens. They are well loved on our small Pennsylvania NPIP-Certified homestead. These feather-footed French Black Copper Marans are very sweet and docile birds, as seen in OUR OWN professional farm photos.