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Black Australorp????

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by k-jinky, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. k-jinky

    k-jinky Out Of The Brooder

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    I got some chicks from Murdoch's in Salida Colorado, they're supposed to be black australorps. But they're turning awfully White[​IMG][/IMG] and this one has feathers on its feet, I don't know if this is normal
     
  2. k-jinky

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    [​IMG]
     
  4. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    No, not an Australorp.

    The chick shown looks like a Light Brahma (check for pea comb).

    LofMc
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    x2 absolutely not a Black Australorp.
     
  6. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely not a Black Australorp. Not sure about the breed.
     
  7. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    [​IMG]

    I was also thinking Brahma, but I was going to say a dark. Then again, I've not had either variety as chicks, so I'm not sure how they'd feather out. But I'm pretty sure it's one or the other.
     
  8. Lady of McCamley

    Lady of McCamley Overrun With Chickens

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    Not Dark Brahma...Dark Brahma chicks have reddish back with 2 white stripes going down the back...Light Brahma look like this chick (assuming pea comb).

    It is possibly a Cochin...but I don't think legs are feathered enough for Cochin...but if it has a single comb, then Cochin is my next guess.

    But we all agree...definitely not an Australorp.

    LofMc
     
  9. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Thanks Lady, for the description.

    They're so funky looking at this stage, I'm surprised any of us can tell what they are [​IMG]
     
  10. k-jinky

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    Thank you
     

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