Comparing egg color between Isbar and Cream Legbar

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cressrb, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. cressrb

    cressrb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2010
    Salt Lake City, UT
    I like both of these breeds, but I feel if the Cream Legbar does not give a blue colored egg why not just keep the Isbar as their egg is already a beautiful soft green. I want to be able to tell which hen laid which egg. I am setting the very bluest Cream Legbar eggs aside and hatching them. If they tend at all towards a greenish hue I won't use them for hatching.
    Both my Isbars and Cream Legbars were purchased from Greenfire.
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    Those doing this much longer than me - what are your thoughts. Is there a better way to achieve that goal?
  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2013
    Lancashire, England
    If you want to tell which hen laid what eggs, a great method is to get a set of food grade colouring and put a few drops on each hens vent. The eggs they lay should have a streak of whatever colour you put on their vent.

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