Buy Bresse Hatching Eggs Online
Bresse chickens are table birds that give the most delicious meat (and we’ve found they are also fine producers of large tinted eggs). While searching for a meat breed that we could produce on farm, without relying on buying chicks we discovered the Bresse.
We purchased our original birds from Greenfire Farms, and this is how they describe Bresse: “This remarkable table breed is considered a national treasure in its native France. Reputed to be the best-tasting chicken in the world, a roasted Bresse can cost hundreds of dollars at a Parisian restaurant.”
Bresse are patriotic in their coloring, with bright red combs and wattles, white feathers and blue legs. Hens lay over 200 large eggs per year with a tinted shell.
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At what age do Bresse chickens lay eggs?
Bresse hens will start laying around 4.5 months. This is around one month before other chicken breeds. If a Bresse hen is healthy and well-nourished, she can lay up to 250 eggs a year. The breed is a seasonal layer, which means they will stop laying in the winter months; typically between December and February.
How many eggs does a Bresse lay?
Besides being widely known for thier meat, bresse chickens are also excellent egg layers. When fed the right mixture of food a bresse hen in her prime can lay up to 250 eggs per year per hen. Bresse hens lay a large golden brown egg.
What color eggs do Bresse chickens lay?
They can usually start laying eggs a month before other egg laying chickens. One of the characteristics that set them apart from other breeds is that they mature early. If the Bresse hen is healthy and well-nourished she can lay about 250 eggs per year. The eggs produced are a cream colored.
How long do Bresse chickens take to mature?
American Bresse chickens are not a fast-growing breed, but they are well worth the wait. Males reaching a mature weight of 6-7 pounds in about 16 weeks, and hens will average 4-5 pounds.
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