I think Blackie is a Black Star...?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by K-12 Chickens, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Songster

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    I do believe Blackie is a Black Star but I'm not sure. She lays brown eggs and has bright yellow toe tips under her feet! [​IMG] Here's a picture of her:
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  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Very pretty hen. I'm afraid I don't know the answer.
     
  3. farmerChef

    farmerChef Songster

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    Hard to tell in the pic, but if she has red/gold on her neck and or chest, I would say yes. If she is solid black, then she's and austrolorp.
     
  4. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Songster

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    Yes, she does have some chesnut coloring on her neck. [​IMG]
     
  5. mamabigbird

    mamabigbird Songster

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    I have 3 black stars. Your bird looks like one of mine named Robin because of her red breast.
    One of the others has only a wee bit of red on her throat; almost all black.( lil' crow)
    The third one I thought was an EE put in with the black stars because her whole head and neck is barred gold, black and rust.(esther)
    But I have seen a black star pic of the week that looked exactly like her.
    So there is a lot of variety in the black stars.
     
  6. jeslewmazer

    jeslewmazer Songster

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    I think she could most definitely be a Black Star/Black Sex Link.
     
  7. Pele

    Pele Songster

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    Yup yup, that's a black star hen for sure. She'll bury you in eggs! [​IMG]
     
  8. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    Quote:Absolutely! Half my egg carton right now is from my BSL Noisette. She and Clotilde are the only ones laying right now (everyone else is either molting/too young/too old), and Nutty's are huge and super nice. [​IMG]
     
  9. K-12 Chickens

    K-12 Chickens Songster

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    Thanks for the info! [​IMG]
     
  10. farmerChef

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    Now you can remove possible from your sig [​IMG]
     

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