Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The History and Future of Marans Chickens | Backyard Poultry

The History and Future of Marans Chickens | Backyard Poultry

Cuckoo Marans is the Most Common Variety in the U.S. By William Morrow - Marans chickens are synonymous with chocolate brown eggs. Marans chickens originated in the French village of the same name about 240 miles southwest of Paris or 100 miles north of Bordeaux. Marans is a port town in the Bay of Biscay.