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Breed and Quality of these bantams?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cyprus, Jul 19, 2018.

  1. Cyprus

    Cyprus Free Ranging Premium Member

    Bantam pullet and cockerel.
    I think they are bantam silver spangled hamburgs.
    What do you guys think? What's their quality?
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  2. BlackHackle

    BlackHackle Court Rooster Premium Member

    I forgot to mention I used to raise these @Cyprus :p (by the way, you are right on the breed)

    I'll start with the roo;
    Spangling on main wing shaft
    Uneven spangling throughout
    Pantaloons are lacking spangling
    Imperfect carriage...is this bird fully grown?
    Hackles and saddle are not perfectly edged more of a grayish haze

    Pullet;
    Could use more spangling
    Crown isn't even showing up

    ...before I go on, what age are these? :p
     
  3. BlackHackle

    BlackHackle Court Rooster Premium Member

    Here is what a really good roo should look like
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  4. BlackHackle

    BlackHackle Court Rooster Premium Member

    Another couple roos
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  5. BlackHackle

    BlackHackle Court Rooster Premium Member

    Here is a pullet
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  6. Cyprus

    Cyprus Free Ranging Premium Member

    Thanks :p
    They are not fully grown but I don't know their age.
     
  7. BlackHackle

    BlackHackle Court Rooster Premium Member

    That explains the juvenile features like the lack of crown and stuff :p
     
  8. Cyprus

    Cyprus Free Ranging Premium Member

    Would these be decent birds for breeding or no? :p
     
  9. BlackHackle

    BlackHackle Court Rooster Premium Member

    Oh yeah! That hen is looking great! They look like loads of fun! :)
     
  10. Cyprus

    Cyprus Free Ranging Premium Member

    Hmmm
    I'll have to talk to my parents about buying and housing them :p
     

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