Silver Spangled Hamburg. Pullet or Cockerel?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jody, May 29, 2010.

  1. Jody

    Jody Songster

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    I bought this Silver Spangled Hamburg as a one week old chick. Here it is at a couple months old now, but I don't know if it's a pullet or a cockerel. I asked for female, but don't know cause this breed is hen feathered.

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  2. LeBlackbird

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    Hamburgs are not hen feathered, that is Campines [​IMG] [​IMG]


    This is a female!
     
  3. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    I'd say it's a pullet. Looks just like mine did at that age.
     
  4. Jody

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    thank you. [​IMG]

    I'm contemplating on getting a rooster then, cause I'd love to breed this breed.. Such a beautiful chicken.
     
  5. Remember

    Remember In the Brooder

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    Definately a hen. I love the SS hamburgs. I just sold my last roosters. Next spring I will have to get some more, I think I am at my max again for a while.
     
  6. jbusby86

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    i was wondering the exact same thing what had me confused and i see it on your picture to is they are starting to get two little knobs on their legs like where the spurs would be.
     
  7. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    The presence or absence of spurs/buds is really not a great indicator of gender as hens can/do develop them and roosters can/do lack them
     

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