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Rating of 3.6 (9 reviews)
Silver Spangled Hamburgs
2017 Delivery Dates
Catalog Number Description 1-5 6-15 16-24 25-49 50-99 100 or more How Many
SSHC Males $2.31 $2.06 $2.02 $1.73 $1.62 $1.55
SSHP Females $3.49 $3.23 $3.14 $2.98 $2.85 $2.76
SSHS Straight Run $2.85 $2.60 $2.53 $2.31 $2.19 $2.11
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Availability Display below is for the next several hatches. This breed is available for future dates. You can pick the date during the check out process. Green: available. Blue: limited availability. Red: not available.
Quick Stats
Type: standard
Class: Continental
Egg Color: white
Egg Size: medium
Egg Production: excellent
Meat Production: poor
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Heat Tolerance: best
Cold Tolerance: poor
Disposition: poor
Weeks to Maturity: 18
Freerange: best
Skin Color: white
Feather Color: white
Comb Type: rose
Likely to sit on eggs: not at all likely
Bird Size: medium
Exotic: no
Leg Style: clean
Head Style: regular
Male Mature Weight: 5 lbs
Female Mature Weight: 4 lbs
ALBC Priority: watch
These are one of the snappiest, most alert breeds on the poultry list. Of rather small size, with light but sweeping, graceful outlines, they are elegant and beautiful. They have a kind of bright cheerfulness about them when foraging over open range and they love this kind of situation. Their origin goes back beyond the memory of man in both England and Holland and they were such prolific layers of white eggs that a common name for them was "the Dutch Everyday Layer." Although egg size is medium they are small eaters and cost less to keep than most breeds. The lustrous greenish black spangles on silvery white plumage give them a perky polkadot look. With neat rose combs, white ear lobes, leaden blue shanks and toes, these are excellent small birds for both beauty and utility. Baby chicks are a silver gray with parallel dark and light stripes on the back.
As a reminder, to help ensure a safe arrival to you, the minimum number of chicks for each order prior to April 1st is 25. On and after April 1st, the minimum number of chicks required is 15. You can mix and match any type of baby chick in your order to reach the applicable chick minimum order. If ordering any bantams, we require a minimum of 15 bantams per order.
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Questions & Answers
Are they a good free range bird
Yes, Silver Spangled Hamburgs are excellent foragers, free-range breed.
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