Australorp and???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by KDOGG331, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Ok so I made a post about the flooring but apparently my friend doesn't work in the store part so nothing can be done so I'm making a post just for the breeds

    Anyway, normally I'm pretty good at figuring out most breeds but these little guys have me stumped haha

    I thought about reds and someone suggested it but the wings dont look solid? Is that how they look?

    The black one I'm pretty sure is an Australorp.

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  2. phinc

    phinc Out Of The Brooder

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    My guess would be Rhode island red, that is how mine started to feather and then darker feathers came in :)
     
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  4. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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  5. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Penguin looking? You're probably right that they are Australorp. You can look at the bottoms of the feet: pink = Australorp, yellow = Jersey Giant--of course there are other options, but those are the two most common.
     
  6. KDOGG331

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    No, the other ones. There's the little black penguin looking one but then there seem to be 3 that are grey instead of red like the other 3. They look similar to the other 3 though besides being grey. They're next to the black one and one is next to a red one. If you click it to enlarge it you may be able to see them better. Are those reds too or something else?

    The Australorp I figured out immediately when I saw it didn't have a spot on its heard like a barred rock and had a white butt. Then later i saw the slate legs. Wasn't sure if it was Australorp or jersey giant till. saw the legs. I have 2 Australorps :)
     
  7. popsicle

    popsicle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Um... I don't see any grey chicks.
     
  8. KDOGG331

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    Maybe its just the lighting but 3 look at least darker if not grey than the others. The one on the newspaper furthest to the left and then the 2 directly to the right of the Australorp

    Can the same breed maybe have different down color?
     
  9. HappyClucker7

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    I'm thinking RIR. Mine had patterns on their wings but then got fully red feathers. I have two and one was darker as a chick than the other, it is completely normal. Good luck![​IMG]
     
  10. KDOGG331

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    Thanks! That's good to know :)
     

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