Background The is one of Britain's most popular layers of the very best quality dark brown eggs. With tight, silky black, plumage they are ideal for free-range life in the back garden even in the harshest weather.
Personality: These hens make fantastic pets being very sociable and they love human company.
Appearance: . Some hens are nearly completely black and some are very chestnutty on their breast. They are similar in looks to the Rhode Rock but have a more chestnut coloured chest and grey legs.
Eggs:The Maran Cuivree is a productive egg layer, rewarding her keeper with 240 to 260 beautiful dark brown (and often speckled) eggs in her first year of lay.