White leghorn

White leghorn

a pure white, egg-laying breed of poultry with bright yellow legs and bill. The comb, face and wattles are red, the earlobes are white.
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She wore a pale-blue, pansy-sprinkled muslin dress with more ruffles than one would ever have supposed economical Janet could be guilty of, and a white leghorn hat with pink roses and three ostrich feathers on it.
In the morning, when the master came out on to the porch, fifty white Leghorn hens, laid out in a row by the groom, greeted his eyes.
She wore an odd little vizored cap of white leghorn, which may either have been the latest thing in children's hats, or some bit of ancient finery furbished up for the occasion.
Then I hustled the nondescript chickens to market, replacing them with the White Leghorns.
On a personal note, my only confirmed loss from a bird of prey was a White Leghorn.
Major growth QTLs in fowl are related to fearful behavior: possible genetic links between fear responses and production traits in a red junglefowl x White Leghorn intercross.
2011) analyzing the 17 to 30 week old laying rate of White Leghorn laying hens selected by seven generations for egg production observed a heritability of 0.
2002) on two lines of white Leghorn hens, heritability values obtained were 0.
Hence, the present study Aloe vera aimed to assess the changes in the haematological parameters and individual cell counts at different period of its administration in white leghorn chicks.
BODY WEIGHT AND ITS EFFECT ON OTHER MORPHOMETRIC CHARACTERS IN WHITE LEGHORN PULLETS L33
The present study was conducted on 20 white leghorn birds weighing around 2 to 3 kg suffering from massive swelling abscesses in digital pad of both legs and lameness was presented.