pavlovskaya?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bantamboi, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. bantamboi

    bantamboi New Egg

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    hi! i'm buying a pavlovskaya pullet off a local breeder who has greenfire farms stock and i was wondering if anyone has experience with them? what's their temperament like, any special care needs, cool stories, any and all pictures, etc.
     
  2. jencp

    jencp Out Of The Brooder

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    I just bought three Pumpkin Pavlovskaya from Greenfire Farms, along with a couple of Swedish Flower Hens and a Rees Cream Legbar. They added a few extras, so I now have four of the PPs in my brooder. I know they are medium birds who lay cream to white eggs. I too would like to know more about temperament. Mine are straight run, so I'm hoping they're not all one sex. They are are seriously awesome looking!

    Of course, since they sent extra, it means some downsizing in my flock. My one neighbor already seriously hates me.
     
  3. peanut02

    peanut02 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am drooling over these. They don't lay many eggs and are very rare even in Russia where they originated. I have been watching these for several years at Greenfire farms but just can't afford 99.00 per chick
     
  4. MonicaWA

    MonicaWA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 white hens from Greenfire. They are very docile and laid back. They don't mind being petted and like attention. They look so cute when they walk or run. I think they are great birds for pets and you will get some eggs, just not like you would get with a Barred Rock type bird which lay almost every day. I enjoy them. I do have to say that the white ones from GFF have legs and feet that are way too heavily feathered, like little wings, which would be a disqualification in other countriesm. For this reason I won't breed then but I am looking for any other color that has the correct leg and foot feathering. Here is a good video to show what I mean. I will see if I can post a pic of my girls legs and feet so you can see.
     
  5. MonicaWA

    MonicaWA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MonicaWA Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. MonicaWA

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  8. VintageLilFarm

    VintageLilFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have four Pavs. Two I hatched from shipped eggs, and two I purchased as 5 and 8 week old chicks about a month ago. Thought I'd chime in so I can follow this convo since I am always trying to learn more about them. I suggest finding and joining Pav groups on Facebook, particularly if you can find one in your region. I am in some and, while I can't say there is huge participation yet, since there are not nearly as many people who own them, it is interesting to see pics posted and read what people do post.

    For me, right now I am just wondering if mine are cockerels or pullets! I am pretty sure one is a hen and another is a cockerel. If I had to say today, I'd guess the other two are cockerels also . But I'm not willing to bet the farm yet...
     

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