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    • CommentAuthorlesley
    • CommentTimeFeb 13th, 2009 10:25pm (Feb 13th 2009)
     
    I have a legbar that has just started to lay eggs, i was told when i got her she would lay green eggs, the things is her eggs are brown. I have checked out pics of other legbars and she looks like them, just cant understand. Does any one know any thing about this breed and the eggs that they should produce? I posted here a while ago about my ethel layin her eggs over the wall that has stopped but the legbar has started doing it now too.
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeFeb 13th, 2009 11:24pm (Feb 13th 2009)
     
    :computer:Hello Lesly- try going up the thread list and ask agine. Sorry! I do not know much about Legbars . the only chicken I know that lay green egg are Arucanas. how trust worthy was the sales person? Happy Valitines day:twosome:
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeFeb 14th, 2009 3:28am (Feb 14th 2009)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    Hey lesley :welcome:, just in case i haven't seen you about before!

    Legbar's are sweet birds, popular for the blue/green eggs that are a shade or two lighter than the Araucanas...are you sure she is a pure-bred Legbar?? :confused: Are they definitely her eggs that are brown, or is it possible they could have gotten muddled up with the other hens' eggs?
    • CommentAuthorfrogdust
    • CommentTimeFeb 14th, 2009 3:58am (Feb 14th 2009)
     
    Thanks Red ! I did not have a answer for her.:computer: I learned some thing new to day! :woohoo:
    • CommentAuthorlovedonkey
    • CommentTimeFeb 15th, 2009 11:55am (Feb 15th 2009)
     
    Hi Les,
    Are you a new keeper of Hens?
    The legbar chicks are very similiar to Welsummers, I myself thought i had a Legbar last year, but in fact turned out to be a Welsummer. Welsummers lay a beautiful dark brown egg! Just a thought, hopefully this helps.

    The Love Donkey! X.
    :turkeydance:
    • CommentAuthorlesley
    • CommentTimeFeb 17th, 2009 9:41pm (Feb 17th 2009)
     
    hi love donkey,
    Funny you should say about the welsummer i did some reading up on it, well my cousin did she has one as well, and we think that is what they are, her egg is dark brown. She has been layin them over the wall in the hedge which i just noticed and there was 10 wee eggs waiting. Yes i am fairly new to hens most of my hens are battery hens. Thank you for all your advice.
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    you little bad boy :( why are you keeping battery:milly_hen::frog1:
    shes coming to get you:chinchilla:
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      CommentAuthorRed
    • CommentTimeAug 9th, 2010 10:08pm (Aug 9th 2010)
     

    Keeper of the hens

    I assume Lesley meant ex-bats...