Brown Leghorn

$1.50$3.95

Brown Leghorn chickens are very athletic, mature early, are hardy, non-sitters and lay very nice large/X large white eggs.  Leghorns are good layers of white eggs, laying an average of 280 per year and sometimes reaching 300–320.  They have a good feed-to-egg conversion ratio.  This chicken breed is great for free range chicken farming or organic free range chicken eggs. Leghorns rarely exhibit broodiness and are thus well suited for uninterrupted egg laying. The Leghorn is a light breed that matures quickly and is not considered a viable meat producer.  Leghorns are active and efficient foragers and are one of the best for free range chickens that can avoid predators.  They typically avoid human contact and tend to be nervous and flighty.

  • Poultry Show Class: Mediterranean Class
  • Weights: Hen ——-4 1/2 lbs    Rooster—-6 lb
  • Comb: Single
  • Purpose and Type:  Egg Laying; Production
  • Color of Eggs: White
  • Egg Production: 220-300 eggs per year
  • Egg Size: Large – X-Large
  • Temperament: Very Active
  • Gender Accuracy: 80-85%
  • Fertility Percentage: 60-75%
  • Broody: Non Setter
  • Mating Ratio: 12 Females to 1 Male
  • Roost Height: 4 to 8 feet

Available February – October

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 15 Total Chicks)

(Minimum 3 Each Sex)

Amount Female St Run Male
3+ $3.95 $3.25 $2.50
6+ $3.85 $3.10 $2.35
15+ $3.75 $2.95 $2.25
25+ $3.55 $2.75 $2.00
50+ $3.45 $2.65 $1.80
75+ $3.35 $2.55 $1.65
100+ $3.25 $2.45 $1.50

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Description

Brown Leghorn chickens are very athletic, mature early, are hardy, non-sitters and lay very nice large/X large white eggs.  Leghorns are good layers of white eggs, laying an average of 280 per year and sometimes reaching 300–320.  They have a good feed-to-egg conversion ratio.  This chicken breed is great for free range chicken farming or organic free range chicken eggs. Leghorns rarely exhibit broodiness and are thus well suited for uninterrupted egg laying. The Leghorn is a light breed that matures quickly and is not considered a viable meat producer.  Leghorns are active and efficient foragers and are one of the best for free range chickens that can avoid predators.  They typically avoid human contact and tend to be nervous and flighty. The Brown Leghorn chicken breed is one of many great heritage chicken breeds for sale online at The Chick Hatchery.

Available February – October

Orders ship USPS Priority Mail on day of hatch!

(Minimum 15 Total Chicks)

(Minimum 3 Each Sex)

Amount Female St Run Male
3+ $3.95 $3.25 $2.50
6+ $3.85 $3.10 $2.35
15+ $3.75 $2.95 $2.25
25+ $3.55 $2.75 $2.00
50+ $3.45 $2.65 $1.80
75+ $3.35 $2.55 $1.65
100+ $3.25 $2.45 $1.50

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Characteristics
Class: Mediterranean
Origin: Italy
Comb Type: Single
Egg Color: White
Egg Size: Large to X-Large
Production: Very Good
Matures: Very Early
Bird Size: Small 4 1/2 lbs – 6 lbs
Broody: No
Hardiness: Heat Tolerant
Personality: Active & Skittish

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Sex

Male, Straight Run, Female

Desired Hatch Week

FEBRUARY 4TH 2019, FEBRUARY 11TH 2019, FEBRUARY 18TH 2019, FEBRUARY 25TH 2019, MARCH 4TH 2019, MARCH 11TH 2019, MARCH 18TH 2019, MARCH 25TH 2019, APRIL 1ST 2019, APRIL 8TH 2019, APRIL 15TH 2019, APRIL 22ND 2019, APRIL 29TH 2019, MAY 6TH 2019, MAY 13TH 2019, MAY 20TH 2019, JUNE 3RD 2019, JUNE 10TH 2019, JUNE 17TH 2019, JUNE 24TH 2019, JULY 8TH 2019, JULY 15TH 2019, JULY 22/2019, JULY 29TH 2019, AUGUST 5TH 2019, AUGUST 12TH 2019, AUGUST 19TH 2019, AUGUST 26TH 2019, SEPTEMBER 2ND 2019, SEPTEMBER 9TH 2019, SEPTEMBER 16TH 2019, SEPTEMBER 23RD 2019, SEPTEMBER 30TH 2019