- Silver Spangled Hamburg Chicken
The Silver Spangled Hamburg is a Dutch breed and not of German origin. The spangled variety was evolved in England and admitted into the American Standard of Perfection in 1874. Our Silver Spangled Hamburgs are a combination of beauty and utility. These birds with symmetrical body, graceful carriage and attractive color have made them a very popular exhibition variety. Notable features: large rose comb and large round white ear lobes. They are very active, good flyers and do not do well in confinement.
PLEASE NOTE: This availability chart is updated periodically and does not reflect the availability of in-store poultry and does not represent a guarantee of shipping date.
We hatch/ship February - September of each season. See Calendar.
We schedule all orders to ship ASAP when the entire order is available. If you would like to delay your order, you can specify your delay date at checkout.
There is an additional small order fee ($20) charged for orders of only 3-14 poultry. We do not ship less than 3 poultry.
- Poultry Show Class: Continental Class
- Weights: Hen -------4 lbs Rooster----5 lb
Pullet-------3 1/2 lbs Cockerel---4 lbs
- Purpose and Type: Egg Laying; Exhibition
- Egg Shell Color: White
- Egg Production: 200+ eggs per year (estimates only, see FAQ)
- Egg Size: Medium
- Temperament: Active/Flighty
- Fertility Percentage: 40-55%
- Broody: Variable
- Mating Ratio: 9 Females to 1 Male
- Roost Height: 2 to 4 feet
- Country of Origin: Holland
- APA: Yes, Recognized by American Standard of Perfection in 1874.
- ALBC: Watch status, Considered a sustainable heritage chicken breed.
- Breeder Farm Source: Cackle Hatchery® Poultry Breeding Farm has been developing our bloodline or strain of pure Silver Spangled Hamburg chickens since 1971.
Silver spangled hamburgd Review by Tracey
These are great little companion chickens, hens and roosters alike. The ones I received are thriving and I love them. They are great FFA chickens also. (Posted on 12/6/2019)
Pastured raised Review by Great bird!
Beautiful bird to add to your flock! They get along well with other breeds. They are a little smaller but do well in cold or hot conditions. (Posted on 12/4/2019)
Cackle Hatchery Review by Gina Washington June 2009
My chicks arrived this morning and all are in fine shape. They are eating and drinking like little dinosaurs!! Thank you for a great shipment. (Posted on 1/9/2016)
Cackle Hatchery Review by Connie North Carolina June 2009
Just a short note to let you know that I picked up the little ones this am at our post office. All are alive, drinking and eating up a storm!!!! Thank you so much for your attention to how you raise and ship chickens. It is MUCH appreciated. Next year when we get ourselves better situated I am sure there will be a substantial order coming from us. (Posted on 12/18/2015)
My praise to Cackle Hatchery and their staff Review by Michael New York April 2010
Good Evening, I just received my order of chicks from Cackle Hatchery today. I want to extend my sincere praise to your company and staff. My chicks arrived healthy and without a single casualty!!! I have ordered from other hatcheries in the past and have waited anxiously for my chicks to arrive only to be disappointed by dead or nearly dead chicks. Your chicks are the best I have ever received from a hatchery. Although, I am experienced enough to be able to tell which breeds are which, I appreciated the fact that your staff took the time to mark similar breeds. Again, thank you to your staff, They won me over as a customer. I will be sure to tell all of my fellow chicken fanciers how impressed I am with Cackle Hatchery. (Posted on 11/13/2015)
Chick Order Review by Linda, Kansas May 2009
Just wanted to let you and Jeff know how pleased I am with the Red Jungle Fowl and the Silver Spangled Hamburg chicks you sent...They arrived right on time, in great shape and are continuing to thrive. Thanks, also for the two extras you sent...I'll be ordering again when I find myself in a fowl mood. (Posted on 11/9/2015)