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Australorp? Can any tell me what my hen is?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Marina10114, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. Marina10114

    Marina10114 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got her as a gift they didn't ask what breed she is. Anyone know?
     
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    Marina10114 Out Of The Brooder

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  3. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    I think she's a mix, in your photo I can see some dark lacing, australorps are pure black with a green purple sheen. Perhaps mixed with Wyandotte or barnevelder.
     
  4. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Perhaps a jersey giant???
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Hatchery quality Black Australorp
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on BantamFan4Life; she's very likely a hatchery quality Black Australorp. Check the bottoms of her feet. She's not a Black Jersey Giant unless the bottoms of her feet are an obvious yellow.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x 3 I think she is very pretty anyway and has pronounced rounded feathers.
     
  8. Marina10114

    Marina10114 Out Of The Brooder

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    Her feathers do have a green purple sheen and she is definitely completely black. Thank you everyone.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    sheesh, why don't folks gift me with nice pretty shiny hens like that?

    Agree she's an Aussie.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     

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