- French Heritage Breed -
Canadian Bresse a.k.a Canadian Gauloise
This 500 year old dual purpose heritage breed originated in France. They are great layers, but are most famous for their meat quality which is known to have a marbling effect similar to beef. Genetically they are the same as poulet de Bresse, however are called Canadian Bresse in Canada due to import restrictions. In France, poulet de Bresse have a reputation for being the best quality table chicken in the world. They are "the queen of poultry, the poultry of kings". We have white, blue, black and splash. Like all our chickens, these are free ranged and fed organic grain and produce. No antibiotics or hormones.
Hens begin laying large cream coloured eggs at 5 months of age
Hens lay upwards of 250 eggs per year
Slow growth rate at 16+ weeks to processing
Roosters weigh 7 lbs, Hens weigh 5 lbs
Day Old Chicks
We have straight-run chicks available year round:
qty 1-9: $17.50ea
qty 10-24: $14.50ea
qty 25+: $12.00ea
We offer hatching eggs all year:
$80 per dozen plus shipping
Shipping available to anywhere in Canada (March to November, while temperatures allow it).