Help ID these two Black Hens

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Godzilla1916, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. Godzilla1916

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  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Overrun With Chickens

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    Pictures are kinda small, but most likely they are Black Australorps.

    Matt
     
  3. OutdoorFun4

    OutdoorFun4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would agree that they look like black australorps.

    It hard to tell from the picture... do they have white earlobes?
     
  4. Godzilla1916

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    Thanks, Australorps gives me a place to start. Sorry about the pics, it's been a while since I've posted and I couldn't figure out how to get a photo directly up on my post (also couldn't find the BYC upload help page). But it does appear as if they do have white earlobes; I will check the real birds tonite.
     
  5. Elite Silkies

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    Australorps have pinkish white on the bottom of their feet and JG have yellow. You might want to check the pad color.
     
  6. Godzilla1916

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    Sorry, but, what's JG stand for?
     
  7. dovecanyon

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  8. HBuehler

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    I also see what looks like white earlobes.Are they white or red?
     
  9. Godzilla1916

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    They have white earlobes, and as far as I could tell they have whitish feet pads.
     
  10. OutdoorFun4

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    They look like BAs or JGs from a distance, but the white earlobes don't make sense.

    I was thinking a black leghorn, but your hens don't have yellow legs.

    Here is a guess...

    Minorcas.

    Are you gettings any eggs? If so, are they white?

    http://www.mypetchicken.com/chicken-breeds/Minorca-B73.aspx
     
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