About Poltava Chickens
an old Ukrainian dual-purpose chicken named after the Ukrainian city of
Poltava. It is believed that they were developed from local chicken breeds.
They are found
in Clay (the most common), Cuckoo, and Black. The tips of their flight feathers
are black and their tail is brown-black. Roosters have a lighter neck than
hens. Chicks are covered in light brown fuzz. They are very resistant and adapt
easily to any conditions. The rooster weighs about 3 kg, and hens weigh about 2
kg. They lay around 160-215 brown eggs per year.
mainly used small ranches since their egg product and size is not attractive
for commercial use.