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Gold pencilled hamburg rooster / silver spangled Hamburg hen

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I have a 25 week old Gold pencilled Hamburg bantam roo running with a 25 week old silver spangled hamburg bantam hen. They are both gorgeous birds. I am wondering whether to hatch any of her eggs but I'm not sure what markings or colourings to expect.

Has anyone experience of such a match? What would the offspring look like?

Lohman Brown - Daphne : Amberlink - Bess :  3 RIR - Lucky, Nugget & Pip, 2 Rhode Rock - Coco & Sooty : 2 RIR/Light Sussex X - Etta & Belle, Barred Rock Rooster - Pingu : 2 Pekin Bantams - Fuzzy & Ugg : Silver Spangled Hamburg - Dotty : Gold Spangled Hamburg Rooster - Patch : .

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Lohman Brown - Daphne : Amberlink - Bess :  3 RIR - Lucky, Nugget & Pip, 2 Rhode Rock - Coco & Sooty : 2 RIR/Light Sussex X - Etta & Belle, Barred Rock Rooster - Pingu : 2 Pekin Bantams - Fuzzy & Ugg : Silver Spangled Hamburg - Dotty : Gold Spangled Hamburg Rooster - Patch : .

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I'm not sure what such a match would look like, let us know and be sure to post pictures when you find out!
Four lovely hens : An Exbattery Hen, a Lavender Araucana, a Wheaten Marans and a Gold Laced Frizzle Polish
Two dogs and four cats.
If you want to read my chicken adventure, here it is :
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/947562/my-story-our-experience-join-me-on-my-adventure.
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Four lovely hens : An Exbattery Hen, a Lavender Araucana, a Wheaten Marans and a Gold Laced Frizzle Polish
Two dogs and four cats.
If you want to read my chicken adventure, here it is :
http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/947562/my-story-our-experience-join-me-on-my-adventure.
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Originally Posted by XxMingirlxX View Post

I'm not sure what such a match would look like, let us know and be sure to post pictures when you find out!

Well, I put 6 eggs into the incubator of which 5 were fertile and 3 hatched. All the eggs were white and quite pointed as my Hamburg hen lays them.

Here are two of the resulting chicks :



However, it seems that one of my Pekin hens also lays a white pointed egg rather than the ligh brown rounded eggs that the other Pekins lay, and, as at the time my Pekins were in with my Hamburgs I have managed to hatch a Hamburg /Pekin cross!

Here is my Hamkin! Or is it a Peburgh? 😀

Lohman Brown - Daphne : Amberlink - Bess :  3 RIR - Lucky, Nugget & Pip, 2 Rhode Rock - Coco & Sooty : 2 RIR/Light Sussex X - Etta & Belle, Barred Rock Rooster - Pingu : 2 Pekin Bantams - Fuzzy & Ugg : Silver Spangled Hamburg - Dotty : Gold Spangled Hamburg Rooster - Patch : .

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Lohman Brown - Daphne : Amberlink - Bess :  3 RIR - Lucky, Nugget & Pip, 2 Rhode Rock - Coco & Sooty : 2 RIR/Light Sussex X - Etta & Belle, Barred Rock Rooster - Pingu : 2 Pekin Bantams - Fuzzy & Ugg : Silver Spangled Hamburg - Dotty : Gold Spangled Hamburg Rooster - Patch : .

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