Blue Australorps

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by paul25, Dec 21, 2013.

  1. paul25

    paul25 New Egg

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    Hi all I bought a dozen fertile eggs and put them under a broody hen. Two of them were Australorp eggs, one of which hatched. I was just expecting the chick to be black but he has gone blue. Does anyone know if he will stay blue or if he will go black after his first moult? Any info on Australorps would be appreciated. Cheers
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    He is a real cutey. I think the egg was mislabeled - doesn't look like an Australorp at all. You might want to post the photo at "what breed or gender is this," and see what others come up with.
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    That is definitely blue - and a cockerel.
     
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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Blue, most likely a cockerel, and very possibly an Australorp.
     
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