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Illustration from American Australorp Breeders website

The Australorp was developed in Australia from Orpington stock. It is noted for its egg production - While many sources say they are smaller or trimmer than Orpingtons, ours are exactly the same size. Their black feathers shine with a green iridescence - a really pretty bird!


Our Black Australorp hen ScaredyCat

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The world record for the most eggs layed in a year was set by a Black Australorp hen that layed 364 eggs in one year.
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