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Astrolorps Rooster or hen? Someone's ttrying to crow to but I never can catch it..sure seems that w

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by shellikirbey, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. gigi113

    gigi113 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would say roo, though they won't start crowing til much later.
     
  3. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    . Yea the comb is looking pinkish ..
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    How old?
     
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  5. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it's around 4 weeks.possibly a little more..I went to a breeder and go pick some out..
     
  6. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went to a breeder and picked some out when they was 2 weeks old straight run..I have five black astrolorps and it looks like two and possibly three are male.the other two aren't showing a comb yet but one mybe a little but it's beak is all black and very SM comb black to..I feal two are hens maybe three..I hope..lol
     
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  7. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want one rooster but not sure if it's the austrolorp rooster I want.I have americuana,Easter eggers,wellsummer, cuckoo maran, and Barred Rock.I would like baby's to have colored eggs and dark brown.
     
  8. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    If the comb and beak are black one one or a few, it is a possibility of it being black sumatras.... My black sumatra chick looked like an austrolorp chick. :)
     
  9. shellikirbey

    shellikirbey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh really..well I picked them out of a bunch in a brooder that were different breeds so it's possible I grabbed a different breed if they look a lot alike..I'll have to check but I think two with not much comb or none has all black beak but not sure if both had black comb but one deffinately did cause I could barely see the comb cause both wer black..I'll have to get in touch with that lady to and see if she had sum.I will try post a pic later of it..
     
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    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    OK... a picture will help :)
    Last time I got chicks I actually picked out an austrolorp looking chick....
    When I got home, since they were rare breeds grab bag, I decided to find out what they were. I ended up convinced I had an austrolorp for several weeks till she started feathering out, then wasn't sure what she was.... she's around 2 or so years old now and now I find out she's a Black Sumatra. They kinda look like crows in a way... so I call her crow.
    Let me see if I have her chick picture handy for comparison...

    Here's one of her now...
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    Here we go...
    That's the only one I can find at the moment. She sort of looks a little like an austrolorp. Don't know how close the coloring is, but I was convinced :p
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