Thursday, April 25, 2013

Le Bleu Peep's Breed of the Week : The Isbar

Around 1950 a Swedish Catholic monk named Martin Silverudd was toying around with Rhode Island chicken genetics and created a stunning silver feathered breed what is now called the "Isbar" (pronounced 'ice bar').  Silverudds goal was to create an auto-sexing breed that laid a high volume of unusually colored eggs. 

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1 comment :

  1. Cool looking breed! We are starting our urban flock in June and cannot wait to start having fresh eggs!


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