A white cream legbar..

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by duluthralphie, Feb 12, 2016.

  1. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    I am hatching cream legbar eggs.

    I have had them in a coop and run by themselves since thanksgiving. Today I hatched a white cream legbar!

    In talking to someone that knows them well, I found out they can carry a white recessive gene. Unfortunately, the little guy does not look like he will live, He seems to be malformed where the yolk sac is.

    I thought some of you might like to see his picture. I never even knew they could occur. I was scratching my head on how he showed up in the hatcher..


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  2. ChicKat

    ChicKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Poor little guy! Some CLs do carry recessive white -- and it sounds like there is a pair in the background of your hatching eggs. some find the whites particulalry attractive. There is a thread on BYC specifically devoted to the white recessives:


    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/827877/white-sport-cream-legbars
     

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