What breed?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Haviris, Sep 11, 2007.

  1. Haviris

    Haviris Songster

    Sep 4, 2007
    Any idea what breed this is? I know her head is a bit fuzzy, she's around 4-5 months old and kind of small, and she has blue legs.

    (Now I'm going to attempt to add a pic so bare with me)
  2. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    Not an expert on them but i'm pretty sure its a Silver Spangled Hamburg Bantam
  3. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Songster

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    Yep! SSH!
  4. Haviris

    Haviris Songster

    Sep 4, 2007
    After looking at some pics I think you all may be right! So how big do you think she'll get?
  5. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

    Apr 16, 2007
    Evening Shade, AR
    SSH's are actually considered a Light Breed and not Bantam. Our SSH cockeral is atleast twice the size of all our flock of Bantams. Here he is with 2 of our EE lasses...


  6. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Songster

    May 4, 2007
    Quote:Not very big, maybe 4 or 5 pounds. Very pretty breed. Will lay nice white eggs. They are good flyers, too. Mine was very flighty, but a really good forager.
  7. ManOfTheJerseyGiant

    ManOfTheJerseyGiant In the Brooder

    Sep 26, 2007
    Henderson NC
    She looks like a silver spangled hamburg.
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    I agree on the breed and 4-5 lbs for a bantam would be huge? What is the cut off for "bantam" anyways? I know in Europe they have bantam and standard silkies... I guess I could just go look it up!
  9. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Quote:She is.
    Very good layer.
  10. barg

    barg Songster

    Apr 27, 2007
    I should mention, I don't own any ssh, I just know them from seeing them on hatchery sites, and that is where I read that they were bantums.
    Keeping in mind that they also claim to sell Ameraucana's with yellow legs, no beard or muff that lay brown eggs, take the bantum thing for what it's worth. haha

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