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Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SoccerMomof7, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Kansas
    Okay I bought a straight run but the guy at the TSC assured me that they were all female. I had actually went for a rooster originally but fell in love with these and ordered my rooster from a local feed store. Well I was just wondering on the black austraporps when you will be able to tell the difference and how. They are only a couple of weeks old now, so just wondering what to look for. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2008
  2. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Kansas
    Here is a picture my chicks yesterday.

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  3. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Kansas
    No Suggestions??? Please [​IMG] Help...
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2008
  4. SeaChick

    SeaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    Southern Maine
    I think you will have to wait a couple weeks and then take some closer pics, in good light, of the chicks you're unsure of... side view showing feet & legs, and good pics of the head and combs. Post the pics here and people can help you figure it out!!

    by the way, our Black Australorp hen is our favorite. They are great birds!
     
  5. chicken mamma

    chicken mamma Out Of The Brooder

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    North Texas
    if I was betting money I'd say the black one up front is a barred rock, not sure about the others. [​IMG]
     
  6. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Kansas
    Well the 2 that they said were black australorp are my favorite. When I go feed them in the morning they fly up to my hand and sit, they are the friendliest birds!
     
  7. SeaChick

    SeaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    Southern Maine
    Our Aussie was the friendliest chick, too. The chick in the foreground definitely looks like a Black Aussie.
     
  8. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Kansas
    Here I just went out and took a couple of more pictures of them.

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    P.S. I went on photobucket to ruduce the size of the picture but they still come up BIG!
     
  9. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    In your last set of pictures, looks like a black australorp, a wyandotte (probably silver laced) and a RIR maybe. Hope this helps
     
  10. s6bee

    s6bee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2007
    Western, NY
    I can't tell, but the red one could be a roo. He's got his comb starting already.
    Just a bit of advice. Watch that cord from the heater. I had a friend who's whole coop went up in flames when they pecked the cord from a heater. That needs to be out of reach. Maybe it is, but from the first pic. it didn't look it.
     

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