Hamburg colours

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by malkered, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. malkered

    malkered Chillin' With My Peeps

    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?
     
  2. caw555

    caw555 Out Of The Brooder

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    They will be weird
     
  3. bramblefir

    bramblefir Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All of the pullets will be gold and all of the males will be golden (sort of a silvery yellow color). They should have Spangling on their breasts.
     
  4. malkered

    malkered Chillin' With My Peeps


    Thank you. Do you have Hamburgs?
     
  5. bramblefir

    bramblefir Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had some Silver Spangled, but sent them off to some friends that needed chickens that were more predator-proof. I did keep a full SSH pullet and 2 mixes (SSH x Welsummer and SSH x Blue Andalusian). I can try and get pictures of them when the weather is better here.
     

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