All black mystery chick - what is she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MontanaChickDoc, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. MontanaChickDoc

    MontanaChickDoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Grub Digger

    Grub Digger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jersey Giant
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Check the bottoms of the feet. If yellow, she's a Jersey Giant. If white, she's an Australorp.
     
  4. MontanaChickDoc

    MontanaChickDoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm having a heck of a time posting pics...i keep getting a weird error message. So this chick started off solid black and now is 99 percent black with just the faintest brown tips on her breadt feathers. Thoughts?
     
  5. MontanaChickDoc

    MontanaChickDoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have another black one about 50% bigger than this one that I am thinking is a JG. I will check the feet, thanks!
     
  6. MontanaChickDoc

    MontanaChickDoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So the bottoms of her feet are black. With one yellow toe tip. I guess that makes her a most likely Jersey Giant? Though she is much smaller than the other much larger chick who has white feet bottoms! Maybe that is what they mean by "slow maturing"
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes, Jersey Giant. But don't let the name worry you. Hatchery sourced birds do not get very large at all. Most top out at about 5 pounds.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree
     

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