Leghorn Fowls Exhibition & Utility
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SPANGLED LEGHORNS.—About fifteen years ago some Spangled Leghorns were introduced to our shows, and it was said that Mr. F. Uttley of Golcar in Yorkshire was the originator. Whether that was so or not I cannot say, but I do know that Spangled Leghorns were known, bred and shown on the continent long before that date as I have seen them year after year, and they are still shown. They are like our Spangled Old English Game in colour although the spangling is rather bolder in pattern. There are also Red Spangles.
BLUE REDS.—At the Dairy show of 1926 Mr. Nelson of the Lord Wandsworth Agricultural College, introduced a Blue Red pullet, but the judge did not consider it worthy of notice. When perfected this variety should form a very pleasing addition to the Leghorn family. The same gentleman also had another pullet on view at the 1926 Crystal Palace Show. This bird attracted a great deal of attention from visitors, but not the judge.
LEGHORNS.—In the early days of the present century some Leghorns were shown
under this name, and although for four
or five years made
intermittent appearances they never succeeded in getting hold of the imagination
of the Fancy.
The object of the originator, Mr J. Raine, was to produce a bird which whilst
being a Leghorn in all general breed characteristics should possess
the beautiful pencilling seen in the Partridge