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Blue Hamburg Rooster, any experience with them?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by danamillette, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. danamillette

    danamillette Songster

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    One has been offered to me. I dont have any roosters right now. What is the temperment like? Are they nice birdies?
     
  2. herechickchick

    herechickchick Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    I have never had a hamburg roo but I had Sliver Spangled hens and they were a little skittish and flew really well. They roosted in the trees at night.
     
  3. Barn Maid Ann

    Barn Maid Ann Songster

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    I have two SS Hamburg hens, as well. And they are my most flighty chickens. I had a beautiful golden penciled Hamburg roo, but I sold him off. He was a nice guy. Not as flighty as the hens. They are a relatively small breed. With rose comb.
     
  4. briesberrypatch

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    I have a silver spangled hamburg hen. She's extremely skittish. I had a really, really hard time breaking her of the habit of roosting in trees.

    She's beautiful, but I'm not sure I'd want more hamburgs.
     
  5. zatsdeb

    zatsdeb Songster

    Oct 2, 2007
    Lincoln, Illinois
    I have a silver spangled hamburg rooster and he is really pretty and has a very mellow temperment, but can hold his own with the other roosters!!!
    he does sleep in the trees in the summer, but is sleeping in the chicken house for the winter right next to my salmon favorelle rooster and silver laced wyandottes!!!!
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