Is there a difference in a Pearl Leghorn and a White Leghorn?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ourblessednest, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. ourblessednest

    ourblessednest Out Of The Brooder

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    In the McMurray catalog they have both. They are both white, so does anyone know if one is better than the other? I want them for laying hens.

    Thanks!
     
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    Same thing i think. never seen any "pearl leghorns" so i did a google image search, and Feathersite. no pearl leghorns. but they were described as -Pearl white leghorns
     
  3. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I think its just the strain name. Like with meatbirds all of the breeders have their own strain with a seperate name.
     
  4. ourblessednest

    ourblessednest Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow you all are superfast! Many thanks!

    Lisa
     
  5. joanc

    joanc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 2 Pearl White Leghorn hens from McMurray last year and they give me 5-6 eggs per week (each girl).
    Mine are egglaying machines!
     
  6. ourblessednest

    ourblessednest Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:GREAT! That's what I am hoping for! I am looking at these for white eggs and RIR for brown. We had leghorns when I was a kid but I don't remember much, just that it seemed we had lots of eggs and that they weren't good for eating (at least we didn't think so).

    Thanks so much!

    Lisa
     
  7. HorendoRevolver

    HorendoRevolver New Egg

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    just got 3 Pearl Whites 1 week old so I'll let ya know in 4 months or so......
     
  8. Chicken Master1

    Chicken Master1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think that its like black swedish ducks and blue swediish ducks. A black swedish duck is a just a different colored duck or so google has told me
     

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