Cackle Hatchery

"Hatching and Shipping Since 1936"
Family Owned for Three Generations

PO Box 529,  Lebanon, MO  65536
417-532-4581 - 417-588-1918 (fax)
www.cacklehatchery.com   . 
cacklehatchery@cacklehatchery.com


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White Leghorns

White Leghorn Chicken Rooster 

White Leghorn Chicken Rooster

White Leghorn Chicken Hen

White Leghorn Chicken Hen

 Day old White Leghorn chicks

Day old White Leghorn chicks

White Leghorn Chicken Rooster

White Leghorn Chicken Rooster

White Leghorn Chicken Hen

White Leghorn Chicken Hen

Just hatched White Leghorn chicks

 

 

Just hatched White Leghorn chicks

"Fog Horn Leghorn; the cartoon character is a White Leghorn Chicken breed."

"Fog Horn Leghorn; the cartoon character is a White Leghorn Chicken breed."

Steven with his Prize Winning White Leghorn Chicken Rooster

Steven, Cape Girardeau, MO with his Prize White Leghorn Chicken Rooster

White Leghorn Chicken Breed

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White Leghorn Chicken Breed Information and Chicken Facts
*Heritage Breed

White Leghorn Chicken Breed Information:

White Leghorns are good layers of white eggs, laying an average of 280 per year and sometimes reaching 300–320. Admitted to the American Standard of Perfection in 1874 and originations from Italy, Denmark, and England.  This breed is very athletic, hardy, non-sitters and lay very nice large/Xlarge white eggs  They have a good feed-to-egg conversion ratio, needing around 125 grams per day of feed. This chicken breed is great for free range chicken farming or organic free range chicken eggs. Leghorns rarely exhibit broodiness and are thus well suited for uninterrupted egg laying. The Leghorn is a light breed that matures quickly and  is not considered a viable meat producer. Leghorns are active and efficient foragers and are one of the best for free range chickens that can avoid predators. However, the white variety of the leghorn might be easily seen by predators.  They typically avoid human contact and tend to be nervous and flighty. The white  leghorn chicken breed is one of many great chicken breeds for eggs and heritage chicken breeds for sale online at Cackle Hatchery.

Chicken Facts:

  • Poultry Show Class:  Mediterranean Class

  • Weights -   Hen-----4 1/2 lbs        Rooster------6 lbs
                       Pullet---4 lbs              Cockerel----5 lbs

  • Purpose - Egg Laying production

  • Egg Shell Color - White

  • Egg Production - Excellent, 220-300 eggs per year (*estimates only, see FAQ)

  • Country of Origin - Italy

  •  APA: -Yes, Recognized by the Standard of Perfection

  • ALBC: - Recovering,  Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed 

  • BREEDER FARM SOURCE: “ Cackle Hatchery Poultry Breeding Farm” developing our bloodline or strain of pure White Leghorn since 1936.

Cackle Hatchery has these chickens for sale. If you would like just a few chicks for sale then check out our Small Poultry Order or City/Town Chicken Specials and also our Backyard Chicken Houses.


 

Minimum of 5 birds of each breed, variety, color, or sex. ONLY EXCEPTIONS: If you are ordering pullets, you may order 1 or 2 cockerels to go with them or UNLESS YOU ARE ORDERING ONE OF THE CITY-TOWN OR SMALL ORDER SPECIALS”

Straight Run, Pullets and Cockerels are shipped at 1 day of age, the chicks arrive at your post office at 2-3 days of age You MUST have a minimum order of 15 chicks total. 

BABY CHICK PRICES

 

   
Breed  Group Quantity Per Chick Price
To Purchase
White Leghorn Straight Run
5 2.48 12.40
White Leghorn Straight Run
10 2.43 24.30
White Leghorn Straight Run
15 2.28 34.20
White Leghorn Straight Run
25 2.13 53.25
White Leghorn Straight Run
50 1.92 96.00
White Leghorn Straight Run
100 1.77 177.00
White Leghorn Pullets
5 2.88 14.40
White Leghorn Pullets
10 2.83 28.30
White Leghorn Pullets
15 2.73 40.95
White Leghorn Pullets
25 2.58 64.50
White Leghorn Pullets
50 2.37 118.50
White Leghorn Pullets
100 2.23 223.00
White Leghorn Cockerels
1-9 2.00 2.00

White Leghorn Cockerels
10 1.50 15.00
White Leghorn Cockerels
15 1.35 20.25
White Leghorn Cockerels
25 1.25 31.25
White Leghorn Cockerels
50 1.05 52.50
White Leghorn Cockerels
100 .75 75.00


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