Can black Australorp chicks be all black?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ronniegirl, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. ronniegirl

    ronniegirl New Egg

    Mar 10, 2012
    I bought some day-old chicks yesterday that were reportedly black australorp. The are solid black. All of the pictures that I have found on-line of black australorp chicks are black with white/cream/yellow markings. I'm thinking that these might be black sex-link instead. Any way to tell?
  2. jaja

    jaja Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2012
    I was asking the same question
    I bought black australorp eggs I know the breeder and his chickens and all of the chicks black no white the black sex link you will find that the male has white dote on the head like the barred rock.
    the female all black when they grow they will have some brown color
  3. Cryssie_Bou

    Cryssie_Bou Out Of The Brooder

    May 25, 2011
    my austrolop chicks wheni got them in march 3 had white and one was completely black as it would have it that completely black one is my Big rooster that we are keeping he's lovely as can be a gentleman to even the big girls who have put the younger ones thru their paces

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