We are pleased to offer you a started trio, 6-8 week old chicks, from our Lamona flock, these will be the only birds we will offer for this season and will be shipped in April. To our knowledge there are only 12 Breeding Lamonas existing today in the entire world.
Lamonas are an extremely rare breed that was created in the early 1900’s from Plymouth Rocks, Leghorns, and Dorkings.
Our flock was recreated over the last decade by Steve Gerdes, who was featured last year in an article in the Backyard Poultry Magazine, and are in their final phases.
The Lamona breed was originally created at the USDA Government Experimental Farm in Beltsville, Maryland and was conceived by Harry Lamon who was the Senior Poultryman. They were created to have the production qualities of the White Leghorn, and the shape and market qualities of a Dorking, so that it would be a good year round layer of white eggs, which were in demand at the time, with white feather for a cleaner dressed bird.