Marans Chicken Club USA
PROPOSED STANDARD OF PERFECTION
Male & Female.....The quill and surface of every feather in all sections of
the plumage, over the entire body, pure black.
The head, hackle, back, saddle, sickles and wing bows of the male should
have a rich beetle green sheen.
The female should also show some brilliance of feather in the head,
hackle, back, cushion and wing bows.
Under-color : Dull Slate
Shank and Toe Feathers....Black
Shanks and Toes-- Shanks and toes light to mid-slate, showing pink between the scales.
Bottoms of feet pinkish white.
Shanks and Toes-- Dark slate, bottoms of feet pinkish white.