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Welsummer vs cream legbar chicks

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Bush84, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. Bush84

    Bush84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I posted this in the chicks forum, but didn't get much of a response and was advised to try here. I recently hatched my first batch of eggs. I wanted welsummers and cream legbars. I had an idea that they looked similar, but didn't worry about it until I hatched a bunch of legbar dudes on the first day. I am fairly certain that I have four males and three females. This is based on the number of yellow dots I have and the number of legbar eggs I have hatched. I would like to be able to tell the difference between cream legbar and welsummer females. Any ideas?
     
  2. dheltzel

    dheltzel Overrun With Chickens

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    Welsummers have yellow legs, Legbars are willow (greenish). Welsummer chicks often have pink legs at first that turn yellow later.
     
  3. Bush84

    Bush84 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I'm not 100% confident that I can tell the difference in legs, but I would like everybody to see what this is. This chick is lethargic and I have brought it in to try to help. I believe I have three female legbars and would be a bummer to lose one.

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