More Info (Fact Sheets)
Alphabetical List

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Chick Vitality
Healthy Bird Management

 

 

 

 

Leghorn Facts

  • The birds require 2" of feed trough and 1" of water trough during their growing period. This means 30 - 36 birds per pan.
  • They require 1 square foot of floor area on the floor and 43 square inches in the cage.
  • Should not beak trim in hot weather - - beak trim at 7 - 10 days, cut and cauterize for 2 to 3 seconds.
  • Maximum light should be 15 - 17 hours.
  • Maximum afternoon temperature is best at 70 F. 
    Which is approximately 22 C.

Water and Feed Consumption

Below is a table indicating the amount of water consumed and the amount of feed consumed.

DEGREE (F)

WATER CONSUMED

FEED CONSUMED

50

5.1 GAL - 100 Birds/Day

26.4 LBS - 100 Birds/Day

60

5.2 GAL - 100 Birds/Day

24.2 LBS - 100 Birds/Day

70

5.3 GAL - 100 Birds/Day

22.0 LBS - 100 Birds/Day

80

6.7 GAL - 100 Birds/Day

19.8 LBS - 100 Birds/Day

90

10.4 GAL- 100 Birds/Day

17.6 LBS - 100 Birds/Day


  • Eggs should cool slowly down to 65 F. With and 80% humidity in the egg room.
  • It takes approximately 3.5 lbs of feed to produce one (1) dozen eggs.