California Whites

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by shemarie, Apr 24, 2007.

  1. shemarie

    shemarie Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone have these...I am getting one along with an EE...I have a brown leghorn, a buff orpington, and a Americauna. I just hadn't heard of the Californial whites..so if anyone has opinions I'd love to hear them.
     
  2. JamesC

    JamesC Out Of The Brooder

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    California Whites are great layers of white eggs - non setters. They're a hybrid using Leghorn blood, basically white and may have a few black specks.

    James
     
  3. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    They are a lot like a leghorn. They have been bred to be thrifty and excellent layers.

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  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    To me they are just like a leghorn... flighty as all get out. I've yet to get a tame leghorn out of about 30 of them. My California white mixed into the bunch and the only distinguishing marker was that she had a few black feathers. Great egg layers though.
     

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