First hatch of the season, guess that chick!

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  1. thatbeechick

    thatbeechick Chirping

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    We are in our second week of Spring here in Australia, and this afternoon I was greeted by this beautiful little chick in my incubator, hopefully the first of a few more yet! I've never hatched chickens before (But have hatched a few Japanese Quail in my time) so this is a very happy day indeed!

    Take a guess at the breed!
     

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  2. Connewarre

    Connewarre In the Brooder

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    Congratulations. Is it a Barred Rock?
     
  3. thatbeechick

    thatbeechick Chirping

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    Nope!
     

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  4. WhoDatChick

    WhoDatChick Crossing the Road

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    A black Australorp... what else :D
     
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  5. mamablair

    mamablair Songster

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    Australorp or jersey giant maybe?
     
  6. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    That is a very cute chick!

    Are the eggs from your flock?
     
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Out to pasture
    I give up :(
     
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  8. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Because?

    Looks like a Black Australorp chick
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    I usually guess Black Australorp because they look tuxedo marked when young but, guess some other breeds do too. Not familiar with any Jersey Giants, just the Green Giant from the vegetable cans. Yes, I am dingy, ate 6 (count 'em) Magnum ice cream bars back to back and then two Fishers Tropical energy mix and a few Tums for the tummy. I never drink - dingy all by myself- no need too.
     
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  10. thatbeechick

    thatbeechick Chirping

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    Nobody has got it yet! Not an Australorp!
     
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