Australorps Chicken Breed Page

By BYC Support · Jan 13, 2012 · ·
  1. BYC Support

    Temperament:Tame to shy
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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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  1. LadyofChickRose
    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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