We have 5 chickens, all 1 year old, right now. We have 1 Black Star, 2 New Hampshire Reds, and 2 Isa Browns. We are going to be adding 5 more chickens in a couple weeks, all 8 - 10 week chicks. We will be quarantining them for the first month, but our chickens free range, and they will be joining the "old" flock as soon as we can integrate them. I had been planning on picking up 5 Araucanas, but my 4 year old has informed me that she really really wants some white eggs. I think it's kind of funny, because the eggs from our chickens are the only eggs she has ever had, so she thinks white eggs are a special novelty. I was looking at the other breeds the farm hatchery has that we will be getting our chicks from, and the only white egg layers they have listed are Leghorns. I looked up Leghorns with her and she was excited, we don't have a white chicken. But from looking around, it seems that there are different colours of Leghorns. Am I to assume that if the farm lists them simply as "Leghorns" that they are the all white variety? Also, I was under the impression that Leghorns are big, but I couldn't seem to find anything about that. Is it true? Is it just the roosters? Would a Leghorn hen be much bigger than the other chickens we have, and do you think it would be a problem? They also have Silkies, all colours, or so their site says, and she liked the cream eggs, too. Do all Silkies lay cream coloured eggs, or is there a specific type of Silkie I should be looking for if we want cream coloured eggs? So, if all that is okay, we would be adding to the current flock listed at the top of the post; 1 Silkie, 1 Leghorn, and 3 Araucanas. What do you think of those 10 chickens?