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Russian Crested


Pros: Unique Comb

Cons: Extremely hard to locate, especially in the USA

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Russian Crested

Russian Crested chicken. Very rare breed with unique comb styles. Some combs are floppy and others grow horizontally forming a circle with the wattles others are completely different. There is no standard for the comb other than it must be very unique. Birds have a crest on the head. Breed of Russia. Extremely hard to locate breed. Nearly unheard of in the USA. Needs dedicated breeders to keep the breed from going extinct. This has been a common Russian breed since ancient times. It is a medium-sized fowl with a small crest and it is found in a wide variety of colors. Cocks weigh in from 2.7 to 3.5 kg and hens from 2.2 to 2.7 kg. They lay 180-200 creamy pink eggs per year.

Breed PurposeDual Purpose
Climate ToleranceAll Climates
Egg ProductivityMedium
Egg SizeLarge
Egg ColorPink
Breed Temperament
Breed Colors/VarietiesVariety
Breed SizeLarge Fowl
APA/ABA ClassOther Comb Clean Leg
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
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