Hamburg

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Hamburg

Postby Kracka » Tue Oct 22, 2013 7:50 pm

as copied from the NZPS 2nd edition 1992

Origin of Breed: North Europe
Classification: Light
Egg Colour: White

Male Characteristics:
Head: Fine
Eyes: Bold and full
Beak: Short, well curved
Comb: Rose, medium size, firmly set, square-fronted, gradually tapering to a long, finely ended spike (or leader) in a straight line with the surface and without any downward tendency, the top level (free from hollows) and covered with small and smooth coral-like points of even height.
Wattles: Smooth, round and of fine texture
Face: Smooth and free from stubby hairs
Ear Lobes: Smooth, round and flat (not concave or hollow), varying in size according to variety
Neck: Of medium length, covered with full and long feathers, which hang well over the shoulder
Body: Moderately long, compact, fairly wide and flat at the shoulders
Breast: Well rounded
Wings: Large and neatly tucked
Tail: Long and sweeping, carried well up (but avoiding "squirrel" carriage), the sickles broad and the secondaries plentiful
Legs: Of medium length
Thighs: Slender
Shanks: Fine and round, free of feathers
Toes: Four, slender and well spread
Carriage: Alert, bold and graceful

Female Characteristics
The general characteristics are similar to those of the male, allowing for the natural sexual differences.

Colours:
Black, Gold Pencilled, Silver Pencilled, Gold Spangled, Silver Spangled, White, Blue

Weights:
Male 2.25kg
Female 1.8kg

Scale of Points:

White, Black and Blue
Type, style and condition Male: 15 Female 15
Head (comb, face and earlobes 15 each) Male: 45 Female: 45
Colour (Legs 5) Male: 25 Female: 35
Tail Male: 15 Female: 5

Pencilled variety
Type, style & condition Male and Female: 10
Head (comb, ear-lobes, face) Male: 25 Female: 20
Colour (incl legs) Male: 30 Female: 10
Markings (Back & cushion 15, Breast & Thighs 15, Tail 15, Wings, 10, Neck Hackle 5 - Female only
Tail Markings (Male Only) 35

Silver Spangled variety
type, style & condition Male: 10 Female: 10
Head (male) comb 10, earlobes 10 face 5
Head (female) comb 10, earlobes 5 face 5
Colour (incl legs) Male 10 Female 10
Markings (male) tail 15, neck-hackle 10, back & saddle 10, breast & thighs 10, wings 10 total 55
Markings (female) back & cushion 15, neck hackle 15, tail 10 breast & thighs 10, wings 10 total 60

Gold Spangled
type, style & condition 10
head(comb 10, earlobes 5 face 5 total 20
colour (incl legs) 10
Markings (back & saddle 15, breast & thighs 15, wings 15, neck hackle 10, tail 5) total 60

serious defects: white in face, single comb, red earlobes, squirrel or wry tail. Any other deformity

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Re: Hamburg

Postby trishandrews » Tue Oct 29, 2013 4:06 pm

Hi there, do you know of where I could get some really nice quality silver spangle and gold pencil eggs pls?
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