Australorps breed Thread

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by call ducks, Mar 27, 2010.

  1. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

    Do not tell them it is chicken poo!

    They don't see the chicken and the fecal float is the same for all of them.

    I took a sample to our States health and food safety lab at the University of CA at Davis. It cost me $10.00.
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  2. starlingdaly

    starlingdaly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2013
    Sanford, NC
    Oooo, sneaky. Hahaha. Had no idea you could do that. ;)
  3. thedragonlady

    thedragonlady Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 6, 2012
    The vet does not need to see the chickens, just some poop in a pill capsule, or other small container.
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  4. CB and CG

    CB and CG Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi everyone, thought I would share a pic of one of my blue Australorp hens. She is not in any way perfect or close to it but she does have her good points. I really like her comb for a start and I also like her colour but I would be interested in everyone elses oppinions. The pics are not the best but they are better than nothing lol.
  5. starlingdaly

    starlingdaly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2013
    Sanford, NC
    Thanks! I never would've thought using a pill capsule!

    Beautiful hen, CB&CG. :)
  6. ocap

    ocap Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 1, 2013
    Smithville, Missouri
    I do not plan on showing.
  7. CinnamonQueen

    CinnamonQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 2, 2012
    That's it. I NEED a Blue Aussie.
    I got my chickies from a local breeder, and they did look a little skinny when I first got them, but other than that, they were healthy. However, I do not recommend this breeder because one of my two is actually a Black sexlink, and the other has a very strange leg color, like a mix of gray and yellow. I really should get some pics up soon.
  8. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

    Thank your for the picture!

    I hope mine get looking somewhat like that...
  9. DeesHens

    DeesHens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    She is very pretty indeed! I agree her comb is great. Bear in mind that I'm no expert. She certainly has a pretty & clean face and overall good shape. My only criticism would be she may have a bit too much fluff under her dragging her almost perfect shape down a bit. Maybe it is just the pic? But oh my gosh... she is a beauty! All of us in the USA would really LOVE to have a bird of her quality. Outstanding! Eye candy for sure! Thanks so much for sharing your pics. Fun to see a real beauty like her. ~Dee~
  10. Cowboy44

    Cowboy44 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 6, 2012
    South Central KY
    Me either...btw I placed my order for 17 Black Australorp Hens and 3 Roosters last night along with 5 Pearl White Leghorn hens for added eggs and possibility of some Austra Whites later down the road :) can't wait they should all be here Monday morning!!!

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