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White Leghorn Chicks

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White Leghorn Chicken

The White Leghorn Chicken is the most popular breed of white egg laying chickens. They are the most popular commercial strain of white egg layers in the entire world. 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 280 large white eggs per year. 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. These birds tend to be flighty and generally avoid human contact. 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. They can quickly convert their food intake into energy 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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White Leghorn Chicken Info

  • Adult Weight - Male: 5-6 pounds ; Female: 3-4 pounds
  • Color - White
  • Egg Production - Prolific
  • Egg Size - Large
  • Egg Color - White
  • Country of Origin -Italy

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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 27 Write a review.

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New Chicks May 21, 2015
Reviewer: Duane Watson from rincon , GA United States  
All birds showed up on time and in great shape..Will definitely be ordering from efowl again..

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Healthy and Happy May 15, 2015
Reviewer: william boehmer from springfield, VA United States  
Birds showed up in good condition and are very Healthy and Happy.  No issues, and are doing very well.


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Chicks May 7, 2015
Reviewer: A Waite from Bartlett, TN United States  
They all made it alive.

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15 baby chics April 22, 2015
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Grand Rapids, MI United States  
all of our babies are doing well - a few with chronic sticky bums and one whose wings appear as though they are not developing correctly - but she's a fighter. If it weren't for USPS this would have been a 5 star review. Thank you eFowl

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2 dead in shipment April 21, 2015
Reviewer: Lisa Hoskins from Hailey, ID United States  
Another died next day.

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