Australorp or something else?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ptvclaire, Jun 10, 2017.

  1. ptvclaire

    ptvclaire In the Brooder

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    A while ago I bought two Australorp pullets from Runnings. From the start one looked different than the pictures I had seen, and it still look different today at about 8 weeks. It's had much different facial markings. Here are the pictures I have which are somewhat limited especially from when they were young:
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    This was the typical looking one above.
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    This was the different one. It had a white belly and bottom with a little white on the wings.
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    The two front chickens who are mostly black are the australorps at 8 weeks. On the left is the different one- now it has black eyes, beak, and everything else except for a little white that can be seen at the tip as it unfolds its wings. The other still has white facial markings.

    I also find that the fully black one is a little more aggressive and surprisingly friendly. It doesn't seem to get spooked at all. Does anyone know if it is a different breed, sex, or is just different for some reason?
     
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  2. Texas Kiki

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    Sorry but your pictures are too small. Can you upload them as FULL images instead of thumbnails.
     
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  3. Mace Gill

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    Might just be a little different. The odd white feather under the wing it typical for a juvenile australorp and she'll lose that as she grows.
     
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  4. ptvclaire

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    different one-
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  5. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Where did you buy them?
     
  6. ptvclaire

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    Runnings.
     
  7. Texas Kiki

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    You may want to call them and ask them who supplies their chicks.
     
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  8. Mace Gill

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    The white face seems strange
     
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  9. ptvclaire

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    Thanks!
     
  10. ptvclaire

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    Is it like an australorp still? I may be remembering wrong what the type of chicks I bought was, but I do believe they were supposed to be the same.
     
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