Black Australorp

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Darci, Sep 7, 2014.

  1. Darci

    Darci Out Of The Brooder

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    I ordered a "heritage breed package" from a local hatchery and of course they come unsexed. Any idea what these 3 Australorps are?
    They are 12 weeks old
    Hoping for pullets as I am wanting to add to my flock of laying hens. I am thinking I didn't get so lucky though
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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    If you are absolutely certain of the age, I am going to say cockerel x 3 because that is a WHOLE lot of red comb and wattle for 12 weeks.
     
  3. Darci

    Darci Out Of The Brooder

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    Yup 12 weeks this Tuesday. The one on the right in the second picture I am thinking is a Danish Brown Leghorn pullet. Same age if you wanted a comparison
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Those Aussies are both males, sorry.
     
  5. LisaChick1

    LisaChick1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just bought two black australorps hoping for pullets as well... Yours do have more comb than mine :(
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on males. I'm sorry as well. :eek:(
     

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