Black Jersey Giant or Australorp Roo?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by GarCan, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. GarCan

    GarCan In the Brooder

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    [​IMG]I was told my Roo is a Black Jersey Giant. But he looks like an Australorp to me? He is about 7 months old. Any guesses?
     
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  2. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing

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    My Coop
    I dont see a pic
     
  3. GarCan

    GarCan In the Brooder

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    [​IMG]
     
  4. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing

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    Looks kind of like a cockerel
     
  5. GarCan

    GarCan In the Brooder

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    He's 7 months old. He's bigger than my hens but not as big as a Giant
     
  6. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Songster

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    Check the color of the bottom of his feet. Yellow= jersey giant. white/ pinkish= australorp.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    What color are the bottoms of his feet? An Australorp has whitish feet pads, while a Jersey Giant has yellow bottoms. Otherwise, the two breeds look very similar.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    X2 on this.
     
  9. GarCan

    GarCan In the Brooder

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    Ok. I will check and let y'all know
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X3 on this.
     

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