Who's up for a game? Cream Legbar? Welsummer? Other?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by CliffB, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. CliffB

    CliffB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Alright so from one breeder i purchased a Welsummer chick. From a different breeder a few days later i picked up a Cream Legbar. Without even thinking i put them in together without any markings. Now as they are starting to develop i notice one has a single comb and the other has something more like a rose comb. Sadly at this age both a Welsummer and a Cream Legbar should look very similar. So i definitely have one single comb chick that could be either breed, but what is the other bird if it's not what it should be? Any guesses or suggestions. I have spoken to one breeder and the only other breed he carries that could be possible is a Marsh Daisy and he is confident that is not what this chick is. I have not spoken to the other breeder yet so that is still up in the air for the time being.


    The breeder is fairly confident this is his Cream Legbar judging from the pictures alone.
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    This is the one that has us stumped.

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  2. CliffB

    CliffB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No guesses?
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    The first chick might be a Welsummer, but not from auto sexing lines. The second is a mixed breed. It's got the barring of a Legbar, but the wrong comb and leg color.
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. CliffB

    CliffB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Only cross it could possibly be is a GFF Marsh Daisy and a GFF Cream Legbar. If one bird jumped pens. I guess we will continue to wait.
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    With that rose comb and white skin, Marsh Daisy/Legbar cross is definitely what that chick looks like.
     
  7. CliffB

    CliffB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't necessarily complain about that mix but it will certainly be interesting to see if that is in fact what happened.
     
  8. CliffB

    CliffB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been talking to the breeder and he is shocked but agrees. He said he hatches 20 of each breed a week and has never seen a hybrid of the two yet so he has no idea which pen this accident came from or whether it was a rooster or hen that got in the wrong place.
     
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    caw555 Out Of The Brooder

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  10. CliffB

    CliffB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For now i shall call it Marsh Legbar. Here we are at 4 weeks.
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