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Brown Leghorn Chicks

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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.

Product Facts

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

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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 17 Write a review.

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So cute!! Such little sweeties too. July 27, 2015
Reviewer: Brandon Gay from Williams , AZ United States  
All arrived happy and healthy!! Were even nice enough to mark my rooster :) will of course order from again. Order is always perfect!! So glad to have found you guys

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GREAT customer servie July 2, 2015
Reviewer: michael broyles from kerrville, TX United States  
All chicks arrived in good health including the extra one. Thanks so much.

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chicks June 10, 2015
Reviewer: Renee Pellicer from Ormond Beach, FL United States  
I received all my chickens in a very timely manner, they were all in good shape when they arrived. I ordered 15 chickens and received 17. Only one had pasty butt, but it cleared up right away and all them are still alive, over a week later.

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very happy. May 27, 2015
Reviewer: William Fourhman from Opelika, AL United States  
Good looking birds. All birds arrived alive and doing well.

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New Chicks May 26, 2015
Reviewer: Duane Watson from rincon , GA United States  
Showed up on time in great shape even had an extra one thru in....

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