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Australorp?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by alleyjazz, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. alleyjazz

    alleyjazz Out Of The Brooder

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    I thought this was an australorp but the earlobes look white to almost blue - ish. Any opinions on breed? She's from a McMurrays rainbox mix and about 21 weeks old.
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  2. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess either Minorca or Andalusian. I don't have my standards book with me to be able to look at other details but I do know that both of those breeds would have white earlobes, come in black, and have a bit slighter body build. Maybe someone with a bit more experience in those breeds can chime in????
     
  3. kentuckysilkies

    kentuckysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agreed, Minorca or Andalusa.
     
  4. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a young Minorca to me.
     
  5. rothbarth

    rothbarth New Egg

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    I ordered the rainbow layers from mcmurrays as well and out of 15 birds, I have 14 white layers. I'm kinda disappointed
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    It is not an Andalusian
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    It looks like a hatchery grade Black Minorca to me.
     
  8. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Yes, I agree. she lacks the build and eye color of a Australorp.
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Zombie thread...I'm sure the OP has made peace with the breed of the bird (if it's even still alive).
     

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