Jersey Giant or Australorp?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by amberoliver, May 1, 2011.

  1. amberoliver

    amberoliver New Egg

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    Long story short.. first time chicken owners.. we got some laying hens from a family friend.. I'm trying to determine the breeds I forgot to ask about.

    I have a black hen with a Jersey Giant body shape, black/gray legs, but no comb. I guess it would technically classify as a cushion comb. I guess she's an Australorp. But she's very large and I'm just curious to know what others think.

    I have pictures on my BYC page (since I'm still a newbie and can't post pics here..)

    Thanks, y'all!
     
  2. Ms.Frizzle

    Ms.Frizzle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both Australops and Jersey giants have single combs. These look like they were dubbed, or possibly bad weather froze them off.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    That's one funky looking comb! I'm not sure what she is, truthfully her head/face doesn't look like anything I know of............?
     

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