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Orloff chicken breed [De Orloff]

Moiseyeva, Irina G, Romanov, Michael N, Ovsyannikova, Helene, Alimov, Andrei (2013) Orloff chicken breed [De Orloff]. Aviculture Europe (Digital Magazine), 9 (4). Article Number 3. E-ISSN 2352-2445. (KAR id:96978)

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An old Russian breed of Orloff chickens is widely known not only in Russia but also in other countries. It has been included in the poultry catalogues of chicken breeds in many countries. Many papers have been published about this breed and series of studies have been conducted to clarify its genetic characteristics. Due to its wide within breed diversity - including several varieties depending on plumage colour, body size (Large Fowl vs. Bantam forms) and geographic distribution, descriptions of the breed and requirements for its standard appearance and plumage may vary in different countries and between breeders.

Item Type: Article
Additional information: In English and Dutch
Subjects: Q Science
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QH Natural history
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH75 Conservation (Biology)
S Agriculture > SF Animal culture
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > Biosciences
Signature Themes: Food Systems, Natural Resources and Environment
Depositing User: Mike Romanov
Date Deposited: 18 Sep 2022 13:24 UTC
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2023 09:18 UTC
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