The Novogen White Leghorn is a commercial production stock Leghorn. This particular breed has been developed in France, and is derived from a cross between two Leghorn lines. The Novogen White is an exceptional white egg-layer which produces a large to extra large white egg. This is our absolute highest white egg producer!
The Novogen White Leghorn was developed from the start as a free foraging bird with nest laying instincts. This means you’ll be collecting clean eggs from the nesting boxes – not the floor! Plus, these white eggs have consistently stronger shells (provided they are fed with a quality layer ration) so they don’t break quite as easy in your egg basket. Your eggs will also be cheaper than many heritage breeds since Novogens have an excellent feed conversion. This means that they are small birds that don’t eat much feed but still produce many, large eggs, which makes each egg cheaper to produce. This exceptional commercial lefhorn also has one of the most docile personalities making it a backyard egg laying champion!
• A prolific egg-layer
• Estimated 397 eggs in 72 weeks of lay, ~315 +eggs per year
• 50 percent production at week 20
• Peak production 93-95 percent
• Excellent feed conversion ratio
• Easy to manage, calm disposition
• Excellent shell strength
• Has been bred to adapt to produce well in housing or to thrive on free range.
*This breed will not breed true if crossed*
*Performance estimates are subject to environment, feed, and housing situations. We do not guarantee performance estimates.
Available February – October
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