Russian Orloff Chicks Sold Out


Russian Orloff once considered its origin as Russia but it has been substantiated the breed actually originated in Persia in the 17th century then later it was dispersed into Europe and Asia. Count Alexei Orlov whom bred chickens, pigeons and the Orlov Trotter, a very popular horse in Russia. He bred and promoted the breed, and it became known as the Russian Orloff, possibly descending from Gilan and Malay breeds of chickens. The Russian Orloff today is a rare breed and is listed by the Livestock Conservancy as “Critically Endangered” The Orloff has a unique game bird look, thick feathered, walnut comb, small earlobes and walnuts making it very winter hardy. The bird is calm with easy going temperaments, and good layers of light brown eggs.


Chicks are shipped straight run, day old, minimum order for shipping is 10. Shipping is $65 includes insurance, grogel* and USPS Priority Express Shipping. (1-2 day ship time)

Shipping Box holds up to maximum 20 large fowl or 25 bantam chicks.  For larger orders please contact us for shipping quote. You can mix and match breeds as long as you have a minimum 10 chicks for shipping, with pick-up at farm there are no minimum or maximum. Please email any special your requests you may have.

After order placement information: Orders are planned to start shipping in March, you will be notified 2-3 weeks before your order is shipped. We ship chicks on Mondays and Tuesdays. If you have a desired ship date, let us know we if we can accommodate you, we would be happy to do so.

Important Shipping Information

We are shipping only to the Continental USA, sorry we are not shipping to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or Internationally.

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*Grogel is tiny beads of water filled with nutrients.