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In the photo the race Leghorn, or Livorno white Chickens male and female .

The Leghorn Italian: Livorno or Livornese) is a breed of chicken originating in Tuscany, in central Italy. Birds were first exported to North America in 1828 from the Tuscan port city of Livorno, on the western coast of Italy. They were initially called "Italians", but by 1865 the breed was known as "Leghorn", the traditional anglicisation of "Livorno". The breed was introduced to Britain from the United States in 1870.White Leghorns are commonly used as layer chickens in many countries of the world. Other Leghorn varieties are less common.
Photo Roosters and Hens Ornamental breeds, Italian champion breeds August 2020.
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In the photo the race  Leghorn, or Livorno white Chickens  male and female .<br />
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The Leghorn Italian: Livorno or Livornese) is a breed of chicken originating in Tuscany, in central Italy. Birds were first exported to North America in 1828 from the Tuscan port city of Livorno, on the western coast of Italy. They were initially called "Italians", but by 1865 the breed was known as "Leghorn", the traditional anglicisation of "Livorno". The breed was introduced to Britain from the United States in 1870.White Leghorns are commonly used as layer chickens in many countries of the world. Other Leghorn varieties are less common.<br />
Photo Roosters and Hens Ornamental breeds, Italian champion breeds August 2020.