Mix Bresse Chicks (mix of colors that are available at the time). Bresse chicks come in four different colors blue, black, splash and white. Bresse are very beautiful birds with various colors to chose from. Bresse are commonly known for their blue legs. Bresse will lay 250 eggs per year and they have a great disposition. Bresse are heat and cold tolerant making them easy to care for and also great dual purpose birds. Bresse have been around for over 500 years and originated in France. Bresse are the only chickens in the world that are protected by government, don't worry ours were imported legally. Bresse hen will weigh around 5.5 lbs., roosters typically weigh around 7 pounds. Bresse hens will start laying at around 4.5 months.