Light Brown Leghorn Chickens are lightweight and will grow to be 4-6 lbs. Brown leghorns hail from Italy, and are famous for the volume of white eggs they’ll produce.
You’ll find a few variations on the leghorn including brown leghorns, silver leghorns, light brown leghorns and dark brown leghorns. This breed comes in standard and bantam.
Light brown leghorn chicks are known for their beauty as well as their ability to produce beautiful, white eggs in abundance. Their egg laying ability make the light brown leghorn a favorite of hobbyists and small farmers. They equally admire the bird’s light but sturdy build because it makes them capable of eluding predators while still producing many eggs. You’ll love that these birds produce considerable meat for their size. Best of all, brown leghorns have been known to lay eggs into old age.
Small farmers and hobbyists love that leghorns make great free-range organic birds that also forage.