Leghorn chickens are an overall awesome backyard breed! They are egg-ceptionally great layers, have active and energetic personalities and are hardy chooks. Check out their breed profile here, http://www.backyardchickencoops.com.au/breed-profile-leghorn/ #loveyourchickens #inforgraphic #leghornchickens
Brown Leghorn Chicken (aka Danish Brown Leghorn Chicken) is the second most popular breed of the prolific egg laying Leghorn Chicken, the most popular commercial strain of white egg layers in the entire world. The Leghorn Chicken originated in Italy and was first brought to North America in the 1850s under the name Italian chickens. They name Leghorn came from a mispronunciation of the sea in which they were frequently transported through called the Ligurian Sea.
White Leghorn: This breed is very athletic, hardy, non-sitters & lay very nice large white eggs. A prolific layer of white eggs. They produce more eggs on less feed than most chickens (220-300 eggs per year.)