Orloff
Other Names:
Russian Orloff
Origin:
Russia
Egg Color:
Brown
Egg Size:
Small
Climate:
Cold
Comb:
Walnut
Standard Cock Size:
3.60 kg
Standard Hen Size:
3.00 kg
Bantam Cock Size:
0.94 kg
Bantam Hen Size:
0.85 kg

Orloff

The Orloff chicken breed originated in Russia and was developed by Count Orloff – Alexey Grigoryevich Orlov. It is a breed known for its hardiness, able to tolerate cold weather moreso than other birds. It is also a tall breed, with a thick feathery neck. It has a strawberry, cushion or walnut comb.

References

  1. https://livestockconservancy.org/index.php/heritage/internal/orloff
  2. http://www.pocketfarm.co.uk/breed-focus-russian-orloff/