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Hamburg Bantam Chickens

Hamburg

Hamburgs carry a German name, but are generally considered to have originated in Holland. Characteristics: Hamburgs are active, flighty birds. They are trim and stylish with delicate features, and wild in nature. They forage well and are capable of flying long distances. Although good egg producers, their eggs are often very small.






Characteristics: The hamburg is a very economical eater. It likes wide range and is less tolerant of close confinement. High flyer and very flighty. Spritely and active while mostly avoiding human contact. Rarely broody. Very cold hardy and a good layer.



  • Standard Weights: Cock-26 oz; Hen-22 oz; Cockerel-22 oz; Pullet-20 oz.
  • Varieties: Silver-Spangled, Golden-Spangled, Golden-Penciled, Silver-Penciled, White, Black
  • Skin Color: White
  • Egg Shell Color: White
  • Use: Exhibition
  • Origin: Europe




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