Can black Australorp chicks be all black?

ronniegirl

Hatching
7 Years
Mar 10, 2012
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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?
 

jaja

Chirping
7 Years
Jun 26, 2012
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hi
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
 

Cryssie_Bou

In the Brooder
8 Years
May 25, 2011
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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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