Australorp or jersey giant

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Nikki816, Feb 28, 2013.

  1. Nikki816

    Nikki816 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    these are 3 of the chicks i bought at the feed store, they were all mixed together in 1 bin. I know one is a barred rock and the other two are either Australorp or Jersey giant, but i can't figure out which
     
  2. Nikki816

    Nikki816 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok, i have more pics, but I can't get them to load
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    The Jersey Giant should have yellow on the bottom of the feet.



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    Hope this helps.
     
  4. Nikki816

    Nikki816 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The feet don't look as yellow as your pic, and the beaks are mostly black if that makes a difference
     
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    The chicks should have yellow on the bottom of the feet. The beak color varies among young individuals, but will turn black as they age.
     
  6. Nikki816

    Nikki816 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like I have australorps :) I went back to the feed store to compare feet color on the chicks they still have and the Jersey's feet are a lot more yellow than the australorps. Much easier to tell the difference when you can look at both side by side. I brought another Australorp home to double check and they are the same. So now I have 2 adult dark brahmas, and 5 chicks, a RIR, a BR and 3 australorps.
     
  7. chickathon

    chickathon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Australorp. They have the yellow on the bottom of the feet and they have that little bit of white on the tip of one of their feathers. They are a great bird. Calm. I envy you the raising of them. Beautiful chicks!
     
  8. ben is a terror

    ben is a terror Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was told this one is an australorp
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  9. theoldchick

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    If the toes and bottoms are pink, that is an australorp
     

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