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White Leghorn

$3.15$4.65

White Leghorn chickens rank as the world’s most prolific egg layers, laying an average of 280 per year and sometimes reaching 300–320.  Leghorns or ‘Leggerns’ as they are known as in the US, are a heritage breed that is incredibly popular around the world.  The White Leghorn is the preferred chicken used in commercial white egg production.  Leghorn chickens are classed as a dual purpose breed, as they have enough meat to make a decent table bird, as well as being a productive egg layer.  The White Leghorn has yellow skin and legs, pure white feather plumage and ear lobes, bright red single comb and wattles.  This breed is very active, hardy, non-broody and lay beautiful Large to X-Large pure white eggs.  White Leghorns have a good feed-to-egg conversion ratio.  Leghorns tends to be very active, and loves to free range.  Baby chicks are pure white and have yellow legs and feet.

Approx. 280-320 Lg Brown Eggs/Yr | Mature WT: Males 6# & Females 4 1/2# 

Available February – September

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

Minimums – Not Sexed = 3
Female = 3
Male = 1
Total of 3 birds to ship

Qty Female St Run Male
3+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
6+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
15+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
25+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
50+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15
100+ $4.65 $3.65 $3.15

There is a small order fee ($25.00) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry.

Description

White Leghorn chickens rank as the world’s most prolific egg layers, laying an average of 280 per year and sometimes reaching 300–320.  Leghorns or ‘Leggerns’ as they are known as in the US, are a heritage breed that is incredibly popular around the world.  The White Leghorn is the preferred chicken used in commercial white egg production.  Leghorn chickens are classed as a dual-purpose breed, as they have enough meat to make a decent table bird, as well as being a productive egg layer.  The White Leghorn has yellow skin and legs, pure white feather plumage and ear lobes, bright red single comb and wattles.  This breed is very active, hardy, non-broody and lay beautiful Large to X-Large pure white eggs.  White Leghorns have a good feed-to-egg conversion ratio.  Leghorns tends to be very active and loves to free range.  Baby chicks are pure white and have yellow legs and feet.

Approx. 280-320 Lg Brown Eggs/Yr. | Mature WT: Males 6# & Females 4 1/2# 

  • Poultry Show Class: Mediterranean Class
  • Weights: Hen:  4 1/2 lbs.      Rooster:  6 lbs.
  • Purpose and Type: Eggs; Production
  • Color of Egg Shell: White
  • Egg Production: 280-320 eggs per year
  • Egg Size: Medium-Large
  • Temperament: Very Active
  • Gender Accuracy: 80-85%
  • Broody: Non-Setter
  • Country of Origin: Italy
  •  APA: Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection in 1874.
  • ALBC: RecoveringConsidered a sustainable heritage chicken breed
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Additional information

Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

February 6, 2023, February 13, 2023, February 20, 2023, February 27, 2023, March 6, 2023, March 13, 2023, March 20, 2023, March 27, 2023, April 3, 2023, April 10, 2023, April 17, 2023, April 24, 2023, May 1, 2023, May 8, 2023, May 15, 2023, May 22, 2023, May 29, 2023, June 5, 2023, June 12, 2023, June 19, 2023, June 26, 2023, July 3, 2023, July 10, 2023, July 17, 2023, July 24, 2023, July 31, 2023, August 7, 2023, August 14, 2023, August 21, 2023, August 28, 2023, September 6, 2023, September 13, 2023, September 20, 2023, September 27, 2023, October 2, 2023