White Leghorn

$2.40$3.75

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+ $3.75 $2.85 $2.40
6+ $3.60 $2.75 $2.35
15+ $3.45 $2.65 $2.30
25+ $3.35 $2.45 $2.25
50+ $3.30 $2.40 $2.20
100+ $3.25 $2.35 $2.15

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

Please note that our online availability is only updated once a week.  We allow you to select a desired hatch week but those dates are NOT guaranteed.  Actual ship dates may vary depending on the breeds and quantities selected.

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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

Please note that our online availability is only updated once a week.  We allow you to select a desired hatch week but those dates are NOT guaranteed.  Actual ship dates may vary depending on the breeds and quantities selected.

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Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

July 11, 2022, July 18, 2022, July 25, 2022, August 1, 2022, August 8, 2022