Breed Rating (24 Reviews)
The Speckledy is a modern hybrid and comes from a Rhode Island Red crossed with a Maran. The feathering closely resembles that of a Maran but it is a far more prolific egg layer. They are large yet elegant birds with a deep breast, upward pointing tail and pale legs. The comb is medium, red and serrated and the face is smooth. The earlobes and wattles are small and smooth and the beak curved and mottled. They have pale bay eyes.
The Speckledy is a docile, easily handled bird. They are excellent and reliable layers of dark chestnut brown eggs which are usually speckled. The eggshells are particularly strong and the yolks deep yellow. They are well suited to free ranging and enjoy foraging. Their feathers are silky soft and abundant.
Speckledys are cuckoo coloured with the colouration ranging from very dark grey to silver.Tweet
Speckledy For Sale
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Speckled Maran | French Gris | French Grey | Coucou Maran
Description: Now open for Spring 2021 - we have these point of lay Cuckoo Maran chickens available, you will be having you own eggs within 2 weeks of purchase. (We promise!) ... These birds make lovely mother figures too. You can view the full choice online at www.eastsussexsmallholders.co.uk - and then either drop a text and pop to come and see us, or place an order online. Either way, you will be selecting your own birds when you arrive on our smallholding, and it's completely OK to fall in love with a different bird once you get here. We are on the A22 between Hailsham and Uckfield - about 10 mins outside of Lewes, just 15 miles outside of Brighton. We also have a wide variety of ornamental birds, Polands, Pekins, Brahmas, Sablepoot (Booted Bantams) and of course, the gorgeous Silkies! We are open every day between 9.30-5pm, to buy, or to view, please make an appointment if you can, just in case we are out walking the dogs or feeding the pigs. You can text or call 07540 633909.