Aussies vs. Orps...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by beakkeeper, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know if there is a dif between regular Orps and Australorps, there AUS cousins? Is it just a breeding thing?
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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  3. wilds of pa

    wilds of pa Chillin' With My Peeps

    aussies will out lay the orps from what i know..There a bit smaller insize but make up for it in there egg laying..

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  4. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    I have both breeds...my Australorps are larger than the BO's. Laying is about equal but the BO's are much more broody. The Australorps also seem to be a bit friendlier. Both of my strains came from Murray McMurray.
     

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