Autumn Valley Acres

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We are proud members of The Marans Club

The Marans is a general purpose fowl for production of both meat and eggs. The breed is most famous for its large, dark chocolate-russet eggs, but it is also known for the fine flavor of meat. 

First being recognized by the American Poultry Association in 2011.

Currently the varieties standardized are as follows: Black, Black Copper, Wheaten and White

Varieties possibly up for standardization: Black Silver, Blue, Blue Copper, Blue Silver, Cuckoo, Golden Cuckoo, Silver Cuckoo, Golden Salmon & Silver Salmon

Bold: Varieties we currently raise.

Weight:       Drake:  8 lbs.                     Hen:  6.5 lbs.

                         Cockerel: 7 lbs.               Pullet: 5.5 lbs.

Broody: Yes

Egg Color: Dark Reddish Brown

Egg Size: Large

Egg Production:  Fair

APA - Recognized: Yes

Show Class: Continental

Click the photo below to see our gallery of these wonderful birds

Black Copper

Golden Cuckoo