Any guesses?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by egghunter, Oct 8, 2009.

  1. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Crowing

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    Quote:They are not the same, but the Australorp originated from the Orpington. The Australorps as far I know are much better layers than the Orpingtons.
     
  2. BantyRooster

    BantyRooster Songster

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    The orpinton has a heaver body, more rounded out and stout. The Australorp has a more streamlined body. Check out pics on the web and you can see the differences.
     
  3. solarquail

    solarquail Songster

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    i say rooster i have no clue wht breed possibly a black rock or black lorp but look at his hackle feathers there starting to look stringy
     

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