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White Star Hybrid

Average User Rating:
4.28571/5,
  • Breed Purpose:
    Egg Layer
    Comb:
    Single
    Broodiness:
    Seldom
    Climate Tolerance:
    Heat
    Egg Productivity:
    High
    Egg Size:
    Medium
    Egg Color:
    Pure White
    Breed Temperament:
    Docile
    Breed Colors/Varieties:
    White
    Breed Size:
    Large Fowl
    A beautiful snow white hen, laying 300 - 320 large white eggs per year. Described as a petite little ballerina, smaller compared to some of the other hens but with a beautiful shape,and a striking long white tail.
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Recent User Reviews

  1. XxMingirlxX
    4/5,
    "Crazy, elegant and a great layer - that's a..."
    Pros - Great layers of large white eggs, docile, curious birds that go well in a mixed flock.
    Cons - Large wattle that in cold climates could be prone to frostbite.
    My white star is called Zazzles after my daughter's friend named it. She is quirky and deals with confinement well - when the electric fence was being delivered she had to stay in a small run. She lays big white eggs like clockwork everyday and doesn't pick on other birds. We raised her from a day old chick and her wattle is so big that if you hadn't seen her lay her eggs you would of thought she was a rooster. I live in England so don't have to deal with much harsh weather but in colder climates I could easily see the wattle becoming a problem due to frostbite. All in all a great addition to anyone's flock!
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    Overall:
    4.5
  2. cluckcluckgirl
    4/5,
    "A Friendly and Good Pet"
    Pros - Sweet, mild tempered, loves to be pet
    Cons - None so far
    My 4 month old White Star is a great pet. She'll come right over and sit by my leg for comfort and protection, and loves to be pet. She's very mild-tempered, and I haven't seen her get into a fight with any chicken, and vice-versa. I haven't had an egg yet from her, but with her small size, I'm excited to see it.
    Overall:
    4.5
  3. cochin lover
    4/5,
    "white star"
    Pros - good layer of large white eggs, tends to be higher in the pecking order, good looking
    Cons - can be harsh on hens lower down the pecking order, flighty.
    my white star is a lovely looking bird but unfortunately, can be vicious to newcomers or hens lower than her. she is a good layer of large white eggs. I would get another 1 but only 1. also very flighty.
    Overall:
    4.5

User Comments

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  1. Cheryl72
    Is this a good bird to have in FL with this heat??? What are good birds to have in FL???
  2. nelmsy
    the white star contains mainly white leghorn
  3. nelmsy
    you said that a bad thing is that they get broody but white stars and leghorns are known for never going broody ?????????
  4. XxMingirlxX
    She's quite mad! Her name is from the Big Bang theory
  5. N F C
    Sounds like a great bird. Love her name!
  6. 1zooman12
    Hello Cluck Cluck Girl,
    Thanks for the quick reply. So I take it that you have not yet a husband. So you know that Colorado is a good place to raise chickens; but it is still not clear that, that is where you are from or currently live. Thanks for your considerate and gentle thoughts with respect to my deceased wife. Any more things you care to discuss about chickens?
    Sincerely,
    Neal, the Zooman
    P.S. Do you care to declare your real first name?
  7. cluckcluckgirl
    From what I could find, White Stars are recognized hybrids of breeds, one of those being a Leghorn. I'm not sure of any other breeds involved in a White Star, though. I know that Black Stars and Red Stars (also called Black Sex Links or Red Sex Links) can be identified by sex as a chick because of different fluff patterns, so I'm guessing a White Star is the same way. Being a hybrid, their behavior can vary. I've read that some are friendly and others are skittish. I wish I knew more about White Stars, but I will continue to try to find more info.
  8. TexasHeifer
    I believe their Leghorn crosses. Crossed with what I'm not sure.
  9. farnorth
    I believe she was asking what breeds are crossed to make a white star hybrid. Its not a breed of chicken if it's a hybrid.
  10. cluckcluckgirl
    A White Star is just a breed of chicken. From my understanding, they're relatively small, friendly, calm, and lay white eggs.

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