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
Comb Type: Single Comb
Next available shipping date: June 28, 2022
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