Lohmann Brown

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
A Lohmann Brown hen

The Lohmann Brown is a variety of chicken, raised specifically for egg-laying productivity. It is of crossbreed origin,[1] selectively bred from New Hampshires and other brown-egg-laying breeds.[2] They lay at about 18 weeks, producing up to 300 eggs per year. Eggs are laid nearly daily, normally at dawn or dusk.

Most Lohmann Browns have a caramel/brown shade of feathers, with white feathers in a pattern round their necks, and white feathers at the tips of their tail feathers.


  1. ^ Ray Feltwell (17 March 2011), Small-Scale Poultry Keeping: A Guide to Free-range Poultry Production, Faber & Faber, pp. 5–6, ISBN 978-0-571-26539-8
  2. ^ Pammy Riggs; Kimberley Willis; Rob Ludlow (2011), Keeping Chickens for Dummies, John Wiley & Sons, p. 49, ISBN 978-1-119-99417-6