NEWS

21 March 2017
Blue eggs

The contents of CSD, Legbar is fashionable among European poultry farmers, because they lay eggs blue.

In 1929, the English scientist-breeders, Bennet and Pease, crossed Platrow (striped) and Kempinski roosters (Golden) and received breed of chicken, but their rate of egg production did not satisfy the breeders. Then the following experiment – crossing a Leghorn rooster and chicken striped Plataci. The resulting hybrid again after this was crossed with a striped Loggername, only then was received breed of chicken with your desired level of egg production, and egg shells were blue. A new breed of bird was called Legbar.

Chickens, Legbar belong to the meat-egg breeds, are silvery-gray or light-cream color with more distinct stripes in males, and less pronounced in females. Have a beautiful crest, bright crest, and white earrings. The weight of an adult cock – 3-3,5 kg, chicken is 2.5-2.8 kg.

Chickens start laying eggs sooner in 4-6 months, egg laying lasts for two years. In order to ensure uninterrupted receipt of eggs it is necessary to provide zero temperature in the place of detention, regardless of weather conditions. Sometimes a bird of this breed does not eat the usual food, then you should feed special blue food that can be purchased at any veterinary shop. Experienced growers suggest food for this breed to fill in the feeders red.

Chickens, Legbar are small and quite active. If your diet is wrong, chickens can significantly add to the weight is negative impact on egg production, therefore, should carefully monitor the diet regime and feeding.

Throughout the year, one chicken breed Legbar able to carry up to 270 eggs under ideal conditions and a balanced diet. The standard of care they are 200-210 eggs per year. The weight of one blue egg on average from 60 to 70 grams. In England eggs of this breed are in great demand.

 

Sincerely, the team of AGROTECHNIKA, LLC

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