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Brown Leghorn Chicks

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Num. Birds 1-24 25-49 50-99 100+
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Breed Specific Minimum: 5

Availability: Available to Hatch and Ship in 1 to 2 Weeks

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Brown Leghorn Chickens



The Brown Leghorn Chicken (aka Danish Brown Leghorn Chicken) is the second most popular breed of the prolific egg laying Leghorn Chicken, the most popular commercial strain of white egg layers in the entire world. The Single Combed Brown Leghorn is normally selected because of the beautiful combination of colors, its long flowing tail feathers, and it's single comb. The Leghorn Chicken originated in Italy and was first brought to North America in the 1850s under the name Italian chickens. They name Leghorn came from a mispronunciation of the sea in which they were frequently transported through called the Ligurian Sea.

Leghorn Chickens will lay an astounding number of large white eggs per year, but the Single Combed Brown variety, like other colored Leghorn varieties will not lay as many eggs as the White Leghorn Chicken. This breed will mature rapidly, reaching a maximum weight of 3-4 pounds for hens and 4-6 pounds for roosters, and they are not considered a viable option for meat production. Leghorns enjoy free range environments, but they are adaptable to confined living as well.

The Leghorn is a vocal and active bird as well as an excellent forager, and they can often be flighty, avoiding human contact. They have excellent food to energy conversion ratio and require little physical maintenance. These chickens are excellent fliers and will roost in trees if they are raised as free range birds.

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Light Brown Leghorn Chicken Info

  • Adult Weight - Male: 5-6 pounds ; Female: 3-4 pounds
  • Color - Long light brownish gold head and neck feathers, patches maroon green and brown feathers along the side and back, long glossy black tail feathers, single red comb, pink fleshy colored feet; Dark Brown Leghorn chickens have a deeper and richer brown color of feathers where the Light Brown Leghorn has lighter brown and gold colored feathers
  • Egg Production - Very Good
  • Egg Size - Large
  • Egg Color - White
  • Country of Origin -Italy

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 5 Write a review.

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EFowl order June 5, 2014
Reviewer: ogbornl@hotmail.com from Happy Camp, CA United States  
All arrived in good health.

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Brown Leghorn Chickens May 28, 2014
Reviewer: Michael Curley from Lochmere, NH United States  
We have now had these chicks for 5 days and they are thriving!

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happy chicks May 27, 2014
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from lexington, NC United States  
Chicks arrived as promised and in good health hope to do business again in the future

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Great Chicks and Great Service May 21, 2014
Reviewer: Lacey Rodgers from New London, WI United States  
The customer services was very helpful when I needed to change my order.  The chicks came when expected and all were healthy and very cute.

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25 chicks just as expected April 21, 2014
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Graham, WA United States  
Chickens arrived healthy and happy.  There was one DOA and one died the first day.  There was one extra in the shipment and I promptly received a refund on the loss.  After one week they all seem to be growing like weeds and already trying to fly as they zip around the brooder.

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