Is this hen an Australorp or Black Maran?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hosspak, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. hosspak

    hosspak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone said she was a Maran but she looks like many pictures I have seen of Australorps....
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  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Definitely looks like and Australorp! Although, what type of comb does she have? Marans have barring on them.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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  4. SilkiesForEver

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    She isn't a Maran or an Australorp. She has a rose comb. Marans and Australorps both have a single comb. She resembles a Wyandotte..
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Oh, good catch! There I go not enlarging pics again........old chemo eyes aren't what they used to be lol.

    I'm saying mixed breed, with that. body type really isn't Wyandotte, she's too streamlined looking. Then again, could be a hatchery Wyandotte mix, that could explain things.
     
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