Our Sapphire Gem™ is a beautifully stunning bird because of its grey to light grey plumage. This Czech breed is an excellent egg layer and a great forager. Hens lay approximately 290 extra-large brown eggs a year. They weigh six to seven pounds at maturity. This bird does well in both hot and cold climates. This breeds beautiful gray to light gray plumage is referred to as blue feathering in the chicken industry. Sapphire Gem™ chicks are various colors of grey with some yellow down feathers. They have dark legs and a yellow spot by their eyes.