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Silver Spanlged Hamburg Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Magnolia86, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. Magnolia86

    Magnolia86 In the Brooder

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    I got this pair yesterday from my aunt, the hen I believe is purebred, but the roo I am not so sure about. Is he purebred and just poor quality or is he a mix? Also, I was looking at feather site and came across a Birchen Hamburg, sure looks a lot like him, could he be that? He has a rose comb, orange eyes and yellow legs. What do you think?
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  2. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Crowing

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    He does look like a Silver Spangled Hamburg, but he is definitely poor quality. It looks like a reverse spangle? I dunno!
     
  3. TheCrazyClucker

    TheCrazyClucker Songster

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    The hen is definitely a pure-breed, she has that wonky rose comb.
    As for the rooster, he's definitely not a pure-breed. Like Chickenfan4life said, he's poor quality. My SSH cock looks nothing like that one, and mine's a pure-breed.
    Even though he's poor quality, you've got a handsome roo there. He looks like a beautiful mutt. Hope this helped!
     
  4. Magnolia86

    Magnolia86 In the Brooder

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    Bump!
     
  5. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Crowing

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    My neighbor and I split an order from McMurray hatchery a couple years ago. She took the free rare breed chick and it ended up being a SSH. He looked ALOT like you boy, except his comb and tail were much bigger.
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