Cream Legbar Chickens

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History

The Cream Legbar is a crested chicken which is a true autosexing breed which means that you can tell the sex of the chicks by the colour of the feathers. It is an old pure breed which originated in the 1930s as a cross between Brown Leghorns and Barred Rock with some Araucana blood in them. They are very firm, muscular birds with a wedge shaped body which is broad at the shoulders and tapers towards the rear. The wings are large carried close to the body and the back is long and flat while the tail is held at 45° to the back. The head has a strong beak and large single erect comb with five to seven even spikes. They have a crest which lies at the back of the head behind the comb which is small in the male and larger in the female. The face is smooth with pendant cream or white ear-lobes, long thin wattles and the neck is long and well feathered. They have a yellow beak, red face, comb and wattles. The yellow legs and feet are strong and unfeathered with four evenly spaced toes.

Behaviour

The male weighs in at 6-7½ lb and the female is around 4½-6lb.

Varieties

The male has cream barred neck hackles and the saddle hackles are cream barred with dark grey and have cream tips. The back and the shoulders are mostly cream barred with dark grey. The wings have dark grey barred primaries and secondaries with cream tips. The breast and tail are barred dark grey and the crest is cream and grey. The female has softly barred cream neck hackles. The breast is almost salmon coloured while the body is silver-grey with broad barring. The wings are speckled with grey and the tail is silvery grey with light barring.

Status

Fairly common

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Cream Legbars For Sale

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Breed: Cream Legbar - Point Of Lay Hen
Descriptions: Cream Legbar - Point Of Lay Hen
Variety: Blue/green Egg Layers
Age: 17 weeks
Seller: Beacon Stud
Seller Rating:            7 reviews
Description: Wonderful breed, lays lovely blue or blue/green eggs in a seemingly endless supply. Really attractive and long-lived-an exceptional chicken. Beacon stud Benenden TN17 4BU open 7 days. An added bonus is that the chicks are auto-sexing and the cockeral also passes the blue gene and autosexing on to most of the offspring! Crested and quirky-they are such a wonderful bird to own. We have a few cockerals too!
Location: Kent Show Map
Delivery: Collection
£55.00
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Breed: Cream Legbar - Chick
Descriptions: Cream Legbar - Chick
Variety: Cream Crested
Age: 0 weeks
Seller: Beacon Stud
Seller Rating:            7 reviews
Description: Wonderful breed-an added bonus is that the chicks are auto-sexing and the cockeral also passes the blue gene and autosexing on to most of the offspring. Caring and great fun, the hen !ays lovely blue or blue/green eggs in a seemingly endless supply. beacon-stud.com Really attractive and long-lived-an exceptional chicken. Chicks are on heat and guaranteed girls! We also have youths and POL too. Beacon Stud, Benenden
Location: Kent Show Map
Delivery: Collection
£15.00
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Breed: Cream Legbar - Chick
Descriptions: Cream Legbar - Chick
Variety: Pure Breed
Age: 12 weeks
Seller: Zoe ChickenHill
Seller Rating:            1 reviews
Description: Female Cream Legbar Chicks available to collect April 2014.
Location: Kent Show Map
Delivery: Collection
£15.00
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Breed: Cream Legbar - Pullet
Descriptions: Cream Legbar - Pullet
Variety: New French Harlequin
Age: 16 weeks
Seller: Beacon Stud
Seller Rating:            7 reviews
Description: The latest blue egg-layer-WHITE with grey speckles-Fantastic young birds-fed organic feed and non GSM-kept in the best conditions-guaranteed girls-lovely young growers-see our listings for younger birds (chicks!) and pure breeds. Beacon Stud, Benenden TN17 4BU open 7 days-we love kids and dogs too!
Location: Kent Show Map
Delivery: Collection
£20.00
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Breed: Cream Legbar - Point Of Lay Hen
Descriptions: Cream Legbar - Point Of Lay Hen
Variety: Cream
Age: 16 weeks
Seller Rating:            1 reviews
Description: Stunning exhibition quality youngsters, Blue egg layers, healthy vaccinated hens, some just started laying-Bybrook Barn, Ashford-The best in the South of England! Open 7 days.
Location: Kent Show Map
Delivery: Collection
£55.00
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Breed: Cream Legbar - Breeding Trio
Descriptions: Cream Legbar - Breeding Trio
Variety: Blue/green Egg Layers
Age: 21 weeks
Seller: Beacon Stud
Seller Rating:            7 reviews
Description: Wonderful breed, lays lovely blue or blue/green eggs in a seemingly endless supply. Really attractive and long-lived-an exceptional chicken. An added bonus is that the chicks are auto-sexing and the cockerals are nice and friendly! Beacon Stud, Benenden TN17 4BU open 7 days-we love kids and dogs too!
Location: Kent Show Map
Delivery: Collection
£120.00
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Latest Reviews For Cream Legbars (5 of 40)

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           Not pleased

- Bob, 13 April 2014

This is a very high dollar bird, with a agressive characteristed from Roos. Very poor egg production, none in winter.


          

- Archie, 01 February 2014


           A very friendly, lovely bird with a great personality!

- Carol, 26 November 2013

Her appearance is lovely and it's nice to have blue eggs! She sits on my shoulder sometimes and is really tame and garden-friendly. She (and I believe that most cream legbars) are very good flyers though!


           Great little hens

- Robert, 06 September 2013

I have 6 hens and 2 roosters. i have a blue egg laying line and a green egg laying line. these are great birds for small or large gardens. i set 40 eggs from each line this year and had 30+ chicks out in each line


           Beautiful

- Hamish, 25 May 2013

Beautiful birds lay great blue eggs and happy birds

 
 
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