Colors: Black Eggs: Brown Temperament: Tame to shy
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