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Got Spitzhauben eggs from ebay but they dont have crests (pic)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Kavellion, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Kavellion

    Kavellion Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Kavellion

    Kavellion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Opps forgot to post my question. Anyway I got these on ebay as eggs hatched them out now they are 3 weeks nice lil chickies but are the Appenzeller Spithaubens? They dont have any crests, nor have they spoke a word of German.
     
  3. RThomas

    RThomas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They also don't have the correct comb.
     
  4. chickenman98

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    those arent spitzhaubens.
     
  5. akcountrygrrl

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    They don't seem to be getting the correct color coming in either.
     
  6. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

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    I have some Spitzhauben chicks that are 2 weeks old and one that is 3 weeks old. They look totally different that yours. At least one of yours, maybe two, have single combs and they should not.

    Mine are also fluent in German and I caught one goose stepping. (JK!)

    Gimme a minute and I'll post a pic or two.

    ET: Correct my incomplete thoughts. lol
     
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  7. Kavellion

    Kavellion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok yes please post pics of your chicks. I messaged the seller on ebay asking what is going on with a link to this thread. Was it a mix up. something like that.
     
  8. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

    Mar 5, 2008
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    Quote:These are my three Spitzhauben chicks. The two smaller ones are about 10 days younger than the larger one. I have the parents and had just grabbed the odd egg to put into a couple of incubators with some other eggs I set.

    Pardon the smudge on the larger ones "shoulder". It's poop. Tried to wash it off. Gave up.
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    Here is a close up, or as close as I could get, to the larger ones comb and "do".

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    Hope this helps....I was thinking the chicks you hatched looked a little California Whites...but what do I know!
     
  9. Kavellion

    Kavellion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! ya i dont have those. my daughter looked on the net and said well they look like CA whites. I see also this seller has sold Delawares.
     
  10. Patchesnposies

    Patchesnposies Chickens.....are my ONE weakness!

    Mar 5, 2008
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    Quote:Bummer. Sorry. I hope he refunds your money or sends you more eggs (the ones you want!). Can you complain to ebay? Or at least leave negative feedback?
     

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