White Leghorn


  • $7.99

White Leghorn Female Chicks

Pre-order and pick-up at the Farm Shop on your arrival date.

Years ago, a small amazingly productive chicken breed was imported from Italy through the port of Livorno. "Leghorn" became the Anglicized word for that port and the breed. Supermarket eggs are almost always laid by White Leghorns or hybrids developed from them. Hens lay about 325 eggs every year while eating less feed than most other breeds.

Purpose: Egg Layer
Production: 325 Large White Eggs/Year
Temperament: Active, Alert, Athletic, Nervous
Mature Weight: 4-5 lbs.
Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy
Broodiness: Rarely
Comb Type: Single Comb


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