New Bird help!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WTurner, Oct 6, 2014.

  1. WTurner

    WTurner In the Brooder

    I bought this bird at an auction it was labled as a Spangled but unsure and not even sure it's a hen??
    Any help would be wonderful!! love this site by the way just joined but have been learning from here for awhile now...




  2. popsicle

    popsicle Songster

    I can't see the comb, but it could be a Silver Spangled Hamburg cockerel/rooster.
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

    Feb 24, 2009
    Strasburg Ohio
    I think it's a Silver Spangled Hamburg. And it's a rooster.
  4. popsicle

    popsicle Songster

    Upon second look, with that black tail, I don't think it's a pure Silver Spangled Hamburg.

  5. WTurner

    WTurner In the Brooder

    so no doubt on the rooster? I have a little Seabright rooster as well will they hurt each other?
  6. PoultryQueen101

    PoultryQueen101 Songster

    Jul 14, 2014
    Middle-East Ohio
    Well, as long as this rooster is younger, one of the rkosters is dominant, and you have a good amount of hens for each, I think you should be fine. I know quite a few people who have a giant rooster and bantie roo, and the bantie is king. Just because they are little, doesnt mean they are losers.
  7. WTurner

    WTurner In the Brooder

    Yes my little Bantie is definatley dominant....

    Thank you for your help!

  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Definitely a rooster. However, I don't think that it's a pure Silver Spangled Hamburg. The body type looks wrong, and the coloring does too.
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

    Jul 24, 2013
    Rooster for sure. Could be a Silver Laced Wyandotte mix or a Silver Spangled Hamburg mix, but definitely isn't a purebred Hamburg.

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