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Likely appearance of these Silver Spangled Hamburg Crosses?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by brandywine, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. brandywine

    brandywine Songster

    Jul 9, 2008
    Western PA
    I've got a Silver-Spangled Hamburg roo (he was the super-secret mystery chick from the hatchery) and pullets of five breeds:

    Buff Orpington
    New Hampshire
    Silver-Laced Wyandotte
    Easter Egger (3 brown/gold/black ones and one pure white)

    One of the Orps is now brooding 13 assorted eggs. Since I wasn't expecting anyone to go broody this early in the year, I wasn't keeping track of which egg was whose -- so I know the Poppa for all the eggs, but not the Mommas.

    Anyone have any experience with any of the above crosses, and what their likely appearance might be?

  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    No experience.

    Just remember, when they hatch, we need pics... then we'll play the , "Who's your mama" guessing game.
  3. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    I can tell you that most of the chicks will have rose combs from single combed mommas. Rose combs are dominate.

    Rose comb x pea combs looks like an oversized pea comb or it can override the pea comb and come out rose comb.

    You will get all sorts of colors I am sure LOL.
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    rose comb + pea comb = walnut comb

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