I am Going to Raise Up A Batch of Black Australorps

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by crossbowhunter5, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. crossbowhunter5

    crossbowhunter5 Out Of The Brooder

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    I am getting ready to order me 25 pullets & a couple of roosters from Hoovers Hatchery whats the color of the eggs i am wanting a darker brown egg let me know
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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    They tend to have a medium brown colored egg.
     
  3. crossbowhunter5

    crossbowhunter5 Out Of The Brooder

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    are there eggs very large from what i have read they are large eggs i have a bunch of Road Island Reds they are just now starting to lay & there eggs are fairly dark brown & large too . wonder if i crossed my Road Island Reds with the Australorps hens . or would it be nest to keep both breeds pure
     

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