These photos are of black copper marans. There are many other varieties.
Marans At A Glance
Egg Size: large
Eggs per week: 3
Additional Marans Facts and Information
Color Variations: Cuckoo, White, Black Copper, Gold Salmon, Silver Black, Blue Birchen, Black Tailed, Wheaten, BLue Copper
Comb Type(s): Single
Skin Color: White Skin, White Shaks
Earlobe Color: Red
History: The Marans was developed in France in the early 20th century.