So when I ordered my Black Australorp chicks from McMurray, I asked them to send me one of their free "Rare and Exotic" chicks. What I discovered a few days after I had received them, was that I had three extra chicks. One of the Aussies died within 48 hours and I didn't think anything of it since they had sent me three extra not including the "Rare" one. I thought the other three were Aussies, but I'm pretty sure they are BR's now. I'm curious about the gender though. I read in some posts that the females may grow longer tail feathers in the beginning, so I'm posting some pics to see what everyone else thinks. I think I have two BR Cockerels and a BR pullet. I should mention also that the two I think are males also have slightly redder combs and wattles than the other. Also one of my Aussies has a totally different look than the rest. I didn't think they would have so much brown like this. And just because I like to show them off, another pic with the unknown "rarity". And just for fun.. A pic of the "Runt" with some of the others.