Lustrous brown with black lacing. Calm disposition, good foragers, brown-egg layers. Origin: City of Barneveld, Holland.
Spangled (sometimes referred to as Speckled) – similar to Speckled Sussex, bearded with muffs and walnut combs. Light Brown Eggs.
Mahogany – no spots. VERY rare, bearded and walnut combs. A stately, staturesque bird with a commanding presence and demands respect. Brown egg layer. Rarest of all breeds I currently own. To my knowledge I have one of the few existing flock of Mahogany RO’s in the USA and they are extremely hard to find in Europe. This is a big-bodied, powerful bird.
I have worked on these for many years to improve size and type. The addition of a male imported from Canada, but originating in Germany, has put the finishing touch to my project, so I can say with confidence that my line of Silver Leghorns can successfully compete in
A handsome bird with beautiful colored plumage. This breed may be best known for not only being a layer of dark, Terra Cotta reddish-brown eggs but also as the rooster “Cornelius” on the Kellogg’s Cornflakes box.