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Black chickens with my order

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I orderered this year from multiple farms. But this year i got the wrong chicks/extra. My california whites where leghorns and some black chickens i have no clue about. Ive had so many different breeds and still do but this one is strange. I took one of the girls down to the local 'chicken whisperer' to identify it but were still baffaled.
Can someone tell me how to load picuters?
They are all black, feathers, skin, comb, everything. Theyre not laying yet. When the sun hits them theyre a gorgeous emerald and teal.
Thanks.
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Could it be a sumatra? Also I'm not sure what country you're in, here in the US you'd never receive an ayam cemani or a svart hona in a hatchery order since hatcheries don't have them, but perhaps in Europe you might? I don't know.

To load pictures, either upload them to an outside site like Imgur and post a link here, or upload directly to BYC by clicking the picture that looks like a moon over mountains above the text editor and upload from there.
Edited by Pyxis - 6/26/16 at 3:56pm
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Breeding Ayam Cemanis, Roman Tufted Geese, and Welsh Harlequin Ducks.

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would love to see a photo

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post #4 of 5
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Im in suffolk. I looked up the sumatra, my girls dont have the red combs. I opened up their mouths, its black. I would not like to slaughter to to find out if the meat amd bones are black. Ill catch one tomorrow and and have my husband take multiple pictures.
post #5 of 5
Suffolk VA? Then definitely not ACs or Svart Honas. Hatcheries just don't have them. Sumatra pullets don't have red combs, theirs are black. I'd lean towards sumatra, but a picture would really help.

Edit: Here's a sumatra pullet, note the black comb. http://www.nsppa.ca/images/2015classic/AOSB-BlkSumatra-H.jpg
Edited by Pyxis - 6/26/16 at 6:26pm
Breeding Ayam Cemanis, Roman Tufted Geese, and Welsh Harlequin Ducks.

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Breeding Ayam Cemanis, Roman Tufted Geese, and Welsh Harlequin Ducks.

Vermonters, come join us in the Vermont thread!

Clearing Up Rooster Misinformation - Letting Broody Hens Hatch and Raise Chicks - Raising Dubia For Your Chickens
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