Here is the site http://www.chickens-chickens.com/chicken-breed/maran-chickens.html and this is just a quote from it Maran Chickens - breeder, breeders These birds are very popular as family pets for their excellent talking abilities and friendly nature. Many species of these parrots are large and brilliant in many respects, but there also exist mini parrots. They are usually bright red with yellow, white and blue spots. To obtain purebred maran chickens, find the most reliable breeder among many breeders. Never knew they were good talkers. . .