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Black Australorp or Black Jersey Giant?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ObeyTheYeri, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. Black Australorp

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  2. Black Jersey Giant

    0 vote(s)
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  1. ObeyTheYeri

    ObeyTheYeri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering if my rooster was a Black Australorp or Black Jersey Giant. I really hope it's a Black Australorp because I have White Leghorns and I really would want to make some Austra Whites. Thanks in advance for your responses. Here are some pictures.

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  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    What color are the bottoms of his feet? If yellow, he is a Jersey Giant. If white, he is an Australorp.
     
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  3. ObeyTheYeri

    ObeyTheYeri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that the bottoms of his feet are grey.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    If the bottoms of his feet are gray rather than an obvious yellow, then he's a Black Australorp; not a Black Jersey Giant. Crossing him with your White Leghorns will indeed give you Austra Whites which are excellent layers of off-white or cream colored eggs.
     
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2016
  5. ObeyTheYeri

    ObeyTheYeri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Michael
     
  7. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this has NOTHING to do with this thread, but was the Poll at the top of this page made by the person who started the thread?
     
  8. ObeyTheYeri

    ObeyTheYeri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes and that person is me.
     
  9. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks. How did you do that???
     
  10. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry just figured it out. I posted one in Chicken Behaviors and Egg-laying section if you want to see.
     

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