Marans Chicken Club USA
PROPOSED STANDARD OF PERFECTION
MALE and FEMALE
Disqualifications: Any appearance of rust (copper) in plumage; more than 50% blue in plumage.
Comb,Face,Wattles and Ear Lobes: Bright Red
Beak: Horn with some black shading permitted
Eyes: Reddish Bay
Plumage: Slaty blue and white that has a faint bluish gray tinge. Blue in feathers in the form of large irregular shaped blobs of color as distinct from V-shaped ticking. Main tail feathers and primary wing feathers with a lesser amount of blue than the rest of the plumage.
Shanks and Toes: Light slate, pinkish color showing between scales; bottoms of feet pinkish.
Undercolor: Slaty blue and sooty white, evenly distributed.