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recipe for legbar

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by dragonlord483, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. dragonlord483

    dragonlord483 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying to find info on how to make a legbar. I read somewhere that it was a Leghorn a pbr and a blue egg layer? But what color lh and so on can anyone help
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    For Cream Legbar Brown Leghorn were used. Araucana was the blue egg layer and yes, a Barred Plymouth Rock. What percentage of each? No idea.

    This link has info on the auto sexing bars.

    http://blue-eggs.co.uk/#/history-of-cream-legbars/4554275782

    Looks like a white Leghorn was used too. Long journey of crossing and culling to recreate this breed. 7 years minimum, Brown Leghorn X Barred Rock, correct color malesXBrown Leghorn, Correct color mating of offspring, Correct males back to Brown Leghorn, Correct color male to White Leghorn, correct females back to gold sire, then introduce Aruacana...
     
    Last edited: Feb 15, 2014
  3. dragonlord483

    dragonlord483 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya it is I was also kinda thinking to not worry about the color and try and see if I can get the auto sexing first
     
  4. dragonlord483

    dragonlord483 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know it not the same but just to start maybe even make a bantam version
     

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