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Cream Legbar originally bred by R. C. Punnett

Cream Legbar originally bred by R. C. Punnett

“ I got my first Cream Legbars in May of 2012 in an egg swap. They hatched from beautiful sky blue eggs. I got 2 pullets and 2 cockerels, but one cockerel died at a few weeks old. They grew to become beautiful birds! Very friendly-one pullet never fails to meet me at the door and loves to be held and petted. I don't normally handle my chickens unless I need to, but I can't help enjoying having...” --babymakes6

94% Positive Reviews
Rhodebar

Rhodebar

“Take a Rhode Island Red, add barring and take away a few other genes, and you have an auto-sexing brown egg layer. The commercial world is dominated by sex-link hybrids, but as everyone knows (or soon finds out), the magic of color sexing chicks does not continue into future generations. Hatcheries might like this because it keeps customers from raising their own replacement stock, but backyard...” --dheltzel

100% Positive Reviews
Welbar

Welbar

“I had heard of Welbars and read about the ones in the UK, but they were not available in the US, so I decided to re-create the breed here. It turns out that this is easy to do, there are known "recipes" for the crosses that are needed. It took over 2 years of intensive crossing and selection to get there, but I'm extremely pleased with how they turned out. I am surprised at how dark the eggs...” --dheltzel

100% Positive Reviews
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