Australorp hen?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jenndera, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. jenndera

    jenndera Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG][​IMG]Is this an australorp hen? I got her when she was 12 weeks old. She is 17 weeks old now. The lady didn't know the breed, just that she was part of a meyer hatchery special. She wasn't looking like one until recently. She has 1 white feather under each wing though.[​IMG]
     
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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    She's probably an Australorp, And yes, she's a "she".
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    What color are the bottoms of her feet? If they're white, she's a Black Australorp or Black Orpington (probably Australorp, since they're more common). If the foot pads are yellow, she's a Black Jersey Giant.
     
  4. jenndera

    jenndera Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh I didn't know that! I will have to check in the morning. It's dark here on the east coast and the girls went to bed. She sleeps in the far corner and i don't feel like climbing in the coop with a flashlight to check lol. Thank you for the info!
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on that.
     
  6. jenndera

    jenndera Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I know, very poor quality, but that's all I could find in my photos. It's dark out now so I will have to get a better one tomorrow. Does this look yellow?
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Looks like an Aussie to me.
     
  8. Michael OShay

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  9. jenndera

    jenndera Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh goody!!! Thank you! I was getting sad that she was turning out to be a jersey giant hahaha.
     
  10. jenndera

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    Oh goody!!! Thank you! I was getting sad that she was turning out to be a jersey giant hahaha.
     

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