Pavlovsky Chickens – Карельский зоопарк

Pavlovsky Chickens

Class: Birds

Order: Galliformes

Family: Phasianidae

Weight: Adult males weigh up to 2.7-2.9 kg, hens up to 1.9-2.1 kg

Height: About 50 cm

Body Length: 30 cm

Color: Silver-black or gold-black

Age of Sexual Maturity: 6-7 months

Gestation Period: 21 days

Lifespan: 10 years

Habitat: Russia, Europe

Diet: Greens, worms, insects, grains, bran

Did you know?

  • Pavlovsky crested chickens do not show aggression towards their owner. The younger the chickens, the faster they get used to the poultry farmer.
  • Pavlovsky chickens are named after the village of Pavlovo, which was famous for its blacksmith craftsmen who were extremely popular in Russia.
  • Thanks to the presence of muffs and beards, these birds have an exotic appearance and even somewhat resemble pheasants.