Are these Spitzhauben?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by monicawilcox, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. monicawilcox

    monicawilcox Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 23, 2009
    Sebastopol, CA
    I was given this pair and told they come from Spitzhauben eggs. I am doubtful. The hen has a small crest, the roo no crest. They don't look like the right thing. They are about 6 months old, both supposedly hatched from the same clutch. They are the size of a large bantam (like a Brabanter or a Polish).
    If anyone knows what they are please let me know. Thanks!



    [​IMG] This is the hen. She has a small crest.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    They may very well have come from Spitzhauben eggs some of the genetics seems to be apparent, but there is little doubt that 'Daddy' was something else. That being said, they are very attractive cross breds.

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