Russian Orlafs and Yokohamas - good breeds?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Venevee, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. Venevee

    Venevee Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm thinking about including Yokohamas and Russian Orlafs in my order tomorrow, because I think they are very pretty and I've never heard of them before. Does anyone on here know anything about them or has ever raised them? I breed chickens, and don't really care if they are great layers, just if they are docile and good for breeding. And are Yokohamas and Russian Orlafs rare?
     
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Russian Orloffs are one of my favorites. Very easy to tame, inquisitive, ok layers,slow to POL, raised some beautiful and better laying EEs out of them. Mine are hatchery birds with good spangling,body shape and beards.
     

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