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Sources for Hamburgs

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Felix1, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. Felix1

    Felix1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been trying to locate breeders of LF Hamburg chickens to no avail. I have emailed numerous people and have not located any solid leads. Are three any active breeders left? I am considering a large hatchery order and was wondering if there is one that is any better for Hamburgs, specifically the silver spangled variety. Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I've ordered Silver Spangled Hamburgs in the past from both Cackle Hatchery and Murray McMurray Hatchery, and while they probably wouldn't have won any poultry shows, they were beautiful and healthy birds which bred true to the Silver Hamburg type.
     
  3. Felix1

    Felix1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which batch was better? Were there noticeable differences?
     
  4. Michael OShay

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    I didn't see any noticeable differences and was happy with both batches, so I wouldn't say either one was better than the other. If you decide to order from one of them, I would suggest ordering from the one which is closest to your home so that the chicks have less distance to have to travel in the mail.
     
  5. Felix1

    Felix1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the insight.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     

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