Wednesday, December 22, 2010
The Cream Legbar was originally bred to enable sexing of chicks at hatching, as the females possess a well-defined pale head spot and are instantly recognisable. In males, the head spot is rougher and spreads all over the body, giving them a lighter appearance. The cream legbar is a crested breed that has Araucana in its ancestry
Classification: Light, rare
Size: Large fowl and bantam
Egg colour: Blue, green, olive
Temperament: Active, reasonably easily tamed
and lays beautiful coloured eggs in hues of blue through green.
A sprightly bird, the males will show sparse dark grey barring in
the hackles with dark barring on the body, while the females have
a delicate salmon breast and softer barring on the body.