My husband thinks he's a jersey giant?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hope524, Dec 17, 2014.

  1. hope524

    hope524 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm trying to figure out what breed he is. I was told he is a black Orpington but I'm insure.
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

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    He could definitely be a Black Orpington.
     
  4. BantamLover21

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    Agreed.
     
  5. Michael OShay

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    Check the bottoms of his feet. If they are an obvious yellow, he is a Jersey Giant, If they are whitish or grayish, he is either a Black Orpington or a Black Australorp (Black Australorps, which were originally bred using Black Orpington stock are far more common in the USA than Black Orpingtons, but Black Orpingtons are sometimes available). Let us know how the bottom of the feet turned out. :eek:)
     
  6. hope524

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    They are a grayish color
     
  7. Michael OShay

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    He's definitely not a Black Jersey Giant. He's either a Black Australorp (most likely given how common they are in the US) or a Black Orpington.
     
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  9. hope524

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    Thank you so much
     
  10. hope524

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    She told us it was a black Orpington so I wasn't sure. And she says he's about seven months but I think he's younger.
     

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