Bantam Chickens

White Leghorn Bantams

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White Leghorn Bantams Details

Day Old Single Comb White Leghorn Bantam Chicks

Hatching mid-February to May.

Bantam White Leghorns have been overlooked as a backyard addition, however they are as prolific as the large fowl version and only eat a fraction of the feed. They make a wonderful bird for the backyard hobbyist due to their have a calm nature and lay prolifically like their larger half. Not only are they prolific and have high fertility rates, they acclimate to most climates and are very hardy.

Production: Bantam White Leghorns are wonderful layers of white eggs.

Temperament: The Bantam White Leghorn is docile and friendly, yet an alert and spirited breed. They are a good addition to a backyard flock. They do fly well, therefore enclosed housing is recommended.

History: Bantam White Leghorns and the Large fowl version originated from Italy. They were sent to America around 1830 where they were refined and perfected into a stable breed. They were then shipped back to Europe in 1870. In 1874, the breed was recognized in the Standard of Perfection.

Colors: White plumage, dark yellow beak and legs.

Livestock Conservancy Status: Recovering

Body Type: The Bantam White Leghorns have a wide body, narrowing to the root of the tail. Their tails are long, full, and well spread.

Standard Weights: Rooster 26 oz, Hen 22 oz, Cockerel 22 oz, Pullet 20 oz

Classification: American Poultry Association Class: Single Comb Clean Legged Bantam


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