Is this a black australorp?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WVChickenFarmer, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. WVChickenFarmer

    WVChickenFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just wondering if this chick is a black australorp? I'm thinking pullet on this one but not real sure. He/she is 8 weeks old now.
    I have some more pictures of my other chicks the same age I want to get some opinions on. I'm thinking right now I might just have all pullets. You all are going think I'm crazy but I am really wanting at least one rooster. [​IMG]

    So can anyone tell me is Sarah is a black australorp and if she is a pullet or not?
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    Edit to add: This is picture of the same chick around 4 weeks old.
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  2. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    Tina Dear,
    I think you have a cockerel there. Look on the bottom of the feet, if they are pinkish white, you got an Australorp cockerel. There is too much comb there to be a pullet at that age, along with the redness in it.
     
  3. WVChickenFarmer

    WVChickenFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh, thank you have given me hope. [​IMG] I will try go catch him here in a few mins and check.

    I went out and checked bottom of his feet looked kind of pinkish to me. So I guess it is a rooster?
     
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  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely a rooster! [​IMG]
     
  5. WVChickenFarmer

    WVChickenFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know. [​IMG] Now I can't wait to hear him crow. [​IMG]
     
  6. Minniechickmama

    Minniechickmama Senora Pollo Loco

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    See, there IS something to look forward to. [​IMG]
     
  7. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pinkish feet mean Australorp. If he would have had yellowish feet, then you would have a Jersey Giant on your hands. I have to agree that it is looking very rooish.
     

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