Bresse chicken originates from La Bresse, France. The french take great pride in their Bresse and command a high price to purchase one ready for your table. The quality of flavour and texture of this marbleized meat stands out from the rest. This is a gourmet chicken and is well known for being one of the best tasting chickens in the world.
Hens can be vocal and will announce to everyone when they have laid an egg.
Fertility is always good in the breed. Chick hatchibility is excellent and chicks are vigorous and thrive well.
They are easy to raise. Laying is consistent and they will lay in the winter. Our egg color for our Bresse is tinted to white. The farm is working towards white.
The breed weighs from 4-7.5 lbs depending on the age of butcher. Hens lay approx up to 250 eggs per year.
These are one of the fastest growers on our farm.
The Farm now carries a new color variation, Blue! Although White French Bresse is most popular. The blue is more rare than the white and very difficult to source. All Bresse originate from france.
Bresse is globally known as being the best tasting chicken in the world. They are an amazing dual purpose breed. Not only do they mature quick for a heritage breed, they lay as early as five months old.
Bresse chicks and hatching eggs are available from the farm to ship Canada Wide.