Australorps breed Thread

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

  1. Dianne88

    Dianne88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Looking for your thoughts on my little chick, she (hopefully) is suppose to be a BA but I will let you tell me. She is around 3wks old and she is getting in her big girl feather and I noticed some are white on the tips of her wings???? Thanks for the input
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  2. AParmer

    AParmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like a Lorp. They look like little penguins when they're small. As they get older they will lose the white feathers. Is that a Welsummer chick as well?

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  3. Dianne88

    Dianne88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok Good I was worried because I got her from a hatchery. The other chick was ordered as an Ameraucana but I've been told she's an EE :p
     
  4. MeanV2

    MeanV2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Tigercreek 1 is now 2 weeks old. Gonna name him soon!

    Dan
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  5. RattlesnakeRidgeWV

    RattlesnakeRidgeWV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dan,
    I am very impressed with the birds I got from Stan at Tigercreek. The two cockerels and the pullets are 17 or 18 weeks old now and they are wide with low tails, which is good for me. I have a cockerel with 4 points and one with 5 so I am happier than the Geico commercial!!! I have been waiting for the weather to clear to get good pics of the Tigercreek 4 and the Hupp 5. My breeding pens are now broke up so I am already planning for next year with the Blue and Splash BA's of Rattlesnake Ridge.
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  6. MeanV2

    MeanV2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know what you mean Kurt! So far this chick looks good. I think it is a cockerel (could be wrong) but if it is and he has no glaring faults I will not be afraid to set up a breeding pen and take him to some of my Gilbert pullets. The Gilbert chicks so far seem pretty good. Eye color is great, combs are a problem with some (chicken dinner) and a couple tails are higher than I'd like to see but they have a ton of maturing to do and I will just keep watching things. I am going to try hatching some of Chet's all Blacks this fall. I just figured I'd get my Blacks where I want them before worrying about another variable (Blues). You are to blame for getting me started at this. As my Grand Dad used to say "You Flung a Cravin on me!"

    Dan
     
  7. tigercreek

    tigercreek Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like cockerel legs to me!! LOL.....stan
     
  8. MeanV2

    MeanV2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I didn't even ask because I was pretty sure I knew the answer. I am thinking of naming him Blackula or Darth Vadar[​IMG]

    Dan
     
  9. chickadoodles

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    Hello elkfriend and [​IMG]
     
  10. CinnamonQueen

    CinnamonQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Darth Vader sounds good to me. [​IMG]
     

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