Black chicken - what is it??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by LittleOregonAnnie, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. LittleOregonAnnie

    LittleOregonAnnie Out Of The Brooder

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    I purchased 8 Ameraucana "Easter Egger" chicks and came up with this one. It is right at 3 months old. What breed and sex do you think it is? Certainly not an Ameraucana! We re-homed 3 of the Ameraucanas that were definitely roosters and suddenly this one is making a long low honking sound. Sounds like a kazoo or a cow mooing. Is this a rooster? I am so confused. Any help will be appreciated.
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  2. Elite Silkies

    Elite Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    What color are the legs? Looks like an Aussie or JG.
     
  3. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll second the australorp.
     
  4. LittleOregonAnnie

    LittleOregonAnnie Out Of The Brooder

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    The legs are black. It also has white wing tips - only on a few feathers.
     
  5. LittleOregonAnnie

    LittleOregonAnnie Out Of The Brooder

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    Think it's a rooster?
     
  6. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    My guess is Black Australorp. I have one of my own. [​IMG]
     
  7. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think pullet?
     
  8. ChksontheRun

    ChksontheRun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also think Black Australorp. I have 3 just a little younger than that. They are black with a green sheen in certain light, and have some white wing tips that I hear will disappear at their first molt.
     
  9. LittleOregonAnnie

    LittleOregonAnnie Out Of The Brooder

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    Do pullets make goose honking noises? This one started doing it and only does it when our bantam rooster starts his crowing. It's like a weak, long, low honking. It's pretty pathetic. LOL
     
  10. Elite Silkies

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    Aussie Cockerel is my guess.
     

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