Other common names: Poule Le Merlerault
The Marlerault Chicken is a breed which was developed near the town of Merlerault, in the Normandy region of France. Le Poule Le Merlerault nearly became extinct in the second half of the twentieth century, when French breeder JC Périquet restored the breed.
Types: Bantam, Largefowl
Varieties (V - Comb): Black, Blue
Uses: Eggs, Meat, Ornamental, Preservation
Bantam: 800 - 900 grams
Largefowl: 6.5 - 8 lbs
Personality: Shy and afraid of sudden noise and movement.
Preferred climate: Any
Handles confinement: Yes
Egg production: Very good (4/week)
Egg color: White
Egg size: Extra Large
Necessary for Flock Health
Providing adequate space for all flock members is necessary for maintaining flock health. When chickens don't have enough space disease can spread rapidly and the flock can become ill and die. It is recommended to have a minimum of four square feet of space for each chicken in a coop. .
From Mia B 866 days ago