Kōrero: Poultry industry

White Leghorn (1 o 5)

White Leghorn

Originally from Livorno (Leghorn) in Italy, White Leghorns are good white-egg layers. Adept foragers, they often find much of their food by ranging in fields and barnyards. Leghorns can fly considerable distances so standard practice was to clip the feathers of one wing.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 60 A6183
Photograph by Fraser Niederer

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Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, 'Poultry industry - History and early developments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17278/white-leghorn (accessed 4 December 2020)

He kōrero nā Vanessa Wintle and Stacey Lepper, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008