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Feed Store Mistake - s'posed to be an Australorp?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jefra, May 10, 2007.

  1. jefra

    jefra Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok. So I got this black chick from a feed store. She was supposed to be an Australorp. But then she started growing feathers. I'm baffled as to what she could be.

    Any guesses what she is? She's about 2 months old - maybe more.

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  2. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    Wow, she's pretty, but I'm not good at this.
    You're right tho, definately not an australorp!
     
  3. Cheeks

    Cheeks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she looks like my silver laced wyandotte.

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  4. mlheran

    mlheran Chillin' With My Peeps

    It does kinda look like a silver-laced Wyandotte, but the coloring is reversed -black feather with white edging. Hmmm, maybe it's a mix -did the Feed Store get them from a breeder or a hatchery?

    She's pretty though, whatever she is! [​IMG]
     
  5. hencackle

    hencackle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN
    Looks more like a Australorp-SLW mix. Might not even be 50/50 mix because my 50% Australorp mixes tend to nearly pure black. There are dark eyes like an Australorp, however the legs appear to have some yellow instead of being black. The lacing pattern and yellow leg patches indicate some SLW heritage. She's 100% beautiful, though.
    Stephanie
     
  6. jefra

    jefra Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks guys. i'll repost when she gets a little older....strange though eh?
     
  7. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    I think it looks kinda like an SLW roo.....look at that pink comb

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    Last edited: May 13, 2007
  8. jefra

    jefra Out Of The Brooder

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    That's true! I don't think I've seen a SLW where hte edges of the feathers are reversed like that. That makes more sense! THanks SO much - off to do a search here for SLW pullet pics.
     
  9. Corey NC

    Corey NC Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    North Carolina
    Just thought of something else, maybe a silver penciled Wynadotte.

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    Last edited: May 13, 2007
  10. M.J

    M.J Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful bird. not sure what she is so i have no input on that but its funny how clueless feed stores can be about five years ago i bought three buetiful back chicks being told that they were barred rocks well they never got the white so then i was told that they were langshans well about three months ago i finaly found out what they truely were. low and behold the birds of my affection turned out to be australorps the funny how what we think were getting turns out to be some thing diffrent. well i wouldn't change a thing there were one of the best experiences of my life:D
     

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