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White Leghorn vs Brown leghorn - best layer?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Tsuga, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. Tsuga

    Tsuga In the Brooder

    Jan 17, 2009
    I have raised a number of different breeds for egg laying but nothing Ive found compares to a white leghorn for regular and long term egg production. I have three 4 year old girls in my flock who are still laying regularly, even in mid January. I wish they werent so high strung and skidish, not to mention plain old white. I was thinking about getting brown, or even silver leghorns for the color variety. What do folks think about the egg laying capacity of the brown and silver compared to the white?
  2. ghulst

    ghulst Songster

    Aug 31, 2008
    Zeeland Michigan
    The white leghorns are much more bred up fo egg production. I don't belive that you will find that in the other colors.

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