Mystery black chick

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bahamabanty, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. bahamabanty

    bahamabanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know what mix this could be and what a chicken or rooster looks like that grows out a black chick. It came from a barnyard mix set of eggs. on the picture they look brown but they are black. Thanks.
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Black in a barnyard mix doesn't narrow things down much. Black is a pretty dominant color, so the bird could have been mixed for a few generations. The most common black bird in the States is the Australorp, I don't know about the islands. We'd need a better idea of what the parent stock look like, but since you said it's a barnyard mix, well, it's a barnyard mix. It will be a black chicken, if a pullet probably a brown egg layer.
     
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  6. bahamabanty

    bahamabanty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds good to me, I dont have no black ones yet and I want more brown egg layers.
     

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