French Copper Black Maran (Large Fowl)



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French Copper Black Maran (Large Fowl) Breed Information

We are a member of the Marans Club and keep abreast of all the latest news regarding this breed. This helps us maintain our high standards and great show results with this breed. You can also become a member of this club for under £10 per year. By joining you will receive an annual newsletter and year book. You will also receive a Rules and Standard for breeding quality Marans, a members list, history of the breed information and this way you will be helping to encourage and improve the breeding of Marans for exhibition and utility purposes as well as having access to assistance from expert breeders. The club will keep you posted with all the latest information and show results regarding this breed. For more information on how to join contact us.

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French Copper Black Maran (Large Fowl) Breed Characteristics

Origin: Marans, France. First imported into Britain in around 1929.
Classification: Heavy: Soft feather Egg Colour: Dark brown
General Characteristics: Male
Carriage: Active, compact and graceful.
Type: Body of medium length with a good width and depth throughout; front broad, full and deep. Breast long, well fleshed, of good width and without keeliness. Tail well carried and high.
Head: Refined. Beak deep and of a medium size. Eyes are large and prominent; pupil large and defined. Comb single, medium in size, straight, erect with five to seven serrations, and of fine texture. Face smooth. Wattles of medium size and fine texture.
Neck: Of medium length and not too profusely feathered.
Legs & Feet: Legs of a medium length, wide apart and good-quality bone. Thighs well fleshed, but not heavy in bone. Shanks are feathered. Four well spread and straight toes.
Plumage: Fairly tight and of silky texture generally.
Handling: Firm, as befits a table breed. Flesh white, and skin of fine texture.
Colour: Head, saddle, shoulders and lancet coppery. The rest of the bird is black with the breast being slightly spangled with reddish-brown spots.
Colour: Female
Head and hackle have a golden edging but the rest of the bird should be black allowing for some reddish-brown on the breast.
Weight: Large Fowl
Cock: Not less than 8lb (3.6kg)
Cockerel: Not less than 7lb (3.2kg)
Hen: Not less than 7lb (3.2kg)
Pullet: Not less than 6lb (2.7kg)

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