Legs and Toes: Legs– moderately long, straight when viewed from the front. It was bred by crossing a Brown Leghorn with a Barred Rock. There should not be white or black tips on the feathers. Legs–moderately long, straight when viewed from the front. The back is long and flat while the moderately full tail is carried at 45°to the back. Legbar Eggs. Shanks round, strong, and free from feathers. Keel is of good length, following the line of the back. Legs and Toes: Legs–moderately long, straight when viewed from the front. Especially noted for the autosexing feature in offspring, and production of eggs. Shoulder—gold, barred with dark gray, chestnut permissible. Beak: Yellow, horn streaking is acceptable. Photo from Wikipedia. Discover (and save!) Main tail—feathers broad and overlapping. The Gold Legbar is very similar to the Cream Legbar and is a true autosexing breed which means that you can tell the sex of the chicks by the colour of the feathers. Moderately long, carried at an angle of thirty-five degrees above horizontal. Hackles-Pale straw neck hackles, barred with gold and black. The Cream Legbar possesses in contrast to the Gold Legbar and the Silver Legbar a crest due to its Araucana blood. I find Gold Legbars to be a stunning bird in person but I have yet to see a photo of that can show the true beauty of the breed. The cream Legbar chicken is a fairly noisy breed. Feathers moderately broad and of sufficient length to carry well up to tail. Young free range gold Legbar roosters
Nearly five months old.
$40 each.
One in first image not available!! Gold Legbars originated by mixing the breeding of Brown Leghorns (Leg) and Dark Barred Plymouth Rocks (Bar). It carries itself sprightly and alert. Skin soft. Yes, they do make a good starter chicken. '.webs.com' : 'none'; --> Unless your Cream Legbar has coloration that matches this image of a gold crele Leghorn, ... Another Cream Legbar Rooster in the same Poultry show as the above rooster - showing lighter sadddle feathers. The Cream Legbar inherited favorable traits from each of those breeds and made for a beautiful, productive blue egg layer. Breast: Chestnut to rich salmon, well defined in outline, some feathers having a slightly lighter shaft permissible. Ear-lobes: Enamel white. !

2 gold legbar roosters and 1 cross- bred (gold legbar cross isa brown. Large, bright, and prominent. Color of skin, yellow; color of egg shell, blue or green. But the pullets should be blue egg layers. '&utmxhash='+escape(h.substr(1)):'')+'" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">')})(); A rich gold color was noted in some areas, especially the wing bay, saddle, upper hackle and crest in the males and the hackles in the females. Comb: Single; large, fine in texture, straight and upright, deeply and evenly serrated with six distinct points, extending well over the back of the head and following, without touching, the line of the head, free from side sprigs, thumb-marks or twists. Thighs are medium length. Stout, point clear of the front of the comb, slightly curved. The blue shell color is dominant over the white shell color. See more ideas about Cream legbar, Chicken breeds, Chickens backyard. Keel is of good length, following the line of the back. Ear-lobes: Large, elongated oval, pendant, smooth and free from folds, equally matched in size and shape. Body and Fluff: Body– moderately long, sloping to the tail, broad in front tapering slightly to the rear. Feathers moderately long and close to the body. These birds come … Legbars are a light breed and excellent layers of white or cream eggs. Skin soft. The story of this bird is the result of the work and vision of two men: Professor R.C. Professor Punnett led the Breeding Program at the Genetic Institute for Cambridge University. It is an old pure breed which originated in the 1930s as a cross between Brown Leghorns and Barred Rock. [3][4], The Legbar rooster is a muscular bird with a wedge shaped body which has a prominent breast and is wide at the shoulders but tapers slightly towards the root of the tail. Secondaries— gray-brown, faintly barred, the outer web stippled with lighter gray-brown and gold. Prominent, well-rounded, carried forward and upright. Color intensity decreases from head to body. The roosters weigh between 2,7 - 3,4 kg (6.0 - 7.5 lbs) and the hens weigh between 2,0 - 2,7 kg (4.4 - 6.0 lbs) They are known to lay between 180 - 200 eggs per year. The Golden Crele is essentially the base color and pattern for all three varieties. The Cream Legbar (or Crested Cream Legbar) is the most popular autosexing Legbar seen today, thanks to them laying blue coloured eggs. We love breeding them and encouraging others also, as this will help increase the numbers of Gold Legbars in Australia. Golden Legbar male X RIR female Willow legged pullets and yellow legged cockerels at hatching time Crosses 8 & 9 have double sex links, also have feathering, with the pullets having fast feathering wings. Professor Punnett received blue egg laying crested Chilean hens from botanist Clarence Elliott in 1929. The Legbar is produced by crossing the Brown Leghorn with the Barred Plymouth Rock, and is an autosexing breed in its own right. Gorgeous Gold Legbar rooster polite and protective with his girls Not easy to catch but will settle once picked up Lives around dogs and is placid with them ..., 1264414608 Gold Legbar. Tail: Main Tail and Coverts—dark gray-brown, faintly barred. in ebay and online and various shows. function utmx_section(){}function utmx(){} The saddle, back, shoulder coverts, and wing bows are pale straw barred with bright gold-brown. The progeny was then crossed back to a Brown Leghorn until the Leghorn type was fixed. Gold Legbars originated by mixing the breeding of Brown Leghorns (Leg) and Dark Barred Plymouth Rocks (Bar). It was noted that many of the birds that were offspring produced from these early imports were more robustly colored than the expected genetically diluted cream of the Cream Variety. For Cocks over one year of age only, no defect cuts for red covering up to one-third of the surface. Single; large, fine in texture, erect or first point to stand erect and the remainder of the comb dropping gracefully to the side without obscuring the eyes, deeply and evenly serrated having six distinct points. Wattles: Medium in length, thin, uniform in size, well-rounded, free from folds or wrinkles. Michael Pease worked with him and when Professor Punnett retired Professor Pease took his place. Body and Fluff: Body–moderately long, sloping to the tail, broad in front tapering slightly to the rear. For more details, see our. Description of Gold Legbar Chicken Colors. The Gold Legbar was standardized in by the PCGB in 1945, the Silver Legbar in 1951 and the Cream Legbar in 1958 Chicken Category: Light Breed : Chicken Class: Rare Soft Feather: Bantam Variety Available? Large and carried close to the body without dropping. Eyes: Large, bright, and prominent. Legbars were created in Britain in the 1930's. Moderately broad at the shoulders, long, with an even slope to the tail. Eggs from our legbars are currently unavailable as we are working on increasing their quality. A challenging element for the Golden Crele rooster is to have closely matched hackle and saddle feathers, so as to appear as one continuous color and pattern from the top of the head to the base of the tail. Round in appearance.