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White leghorn productivity

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Magfree, Jan 9, 2016.

  1. Magfree

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    Are white leghorns more productive than non-white leghorns?
     

  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. poltreeprincess

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    Hi Magfree, white legorns are one of the eight top layers in the country. Poltreeprincess
     
  4. Are you asking if white leghorns lay better than the colored varieties of leghorns?
     
  5. Magfree

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    Yes, that is what I was wondering.
     
  6. I have had both white leghorns and brown Leghorns. There is not much difference between them.

    From what I have read, the other colors may not lay as well, but are still respectable layers. The one thing all the different colors have in common is the fact that all have very good feed to egg ratios.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'm not familiar with the colored leghorn varieties but, the whites are excellent layers. You could put "Colored leghorns," in the search box and see what others have to say about them. I'm not a techy person so the I use the searchbox often.
     

  8. Magfree

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    Thanx everyone for the info.

    I want good layers but I can't abide white chickens. I live in a predator rich environment and I don't want any Judas's high lighting my flock.
     
  9. Susieq2015

    Susieq2015 Chirping

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    I have both white and brown Leghorns...both lay very well. The only difference i see is the white Leghorn eggs are bigger than the brown
     
  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     

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