Need help identifying this breed

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by BreezyMeadowsNJ, Feb 5, 2016.

  1. BreezyMeadowsNJ

    BreezyMeadowsNJ Out Of The Brooder

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    I know that one of the chickens in the photo is a barred rock but does anyone know the breed of the all black/brown chicken? [​IMG]
     
  2. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Too Many Chickens Premium Member

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    Can you get any better pictures, including a close up of the face and chest?

    From what I can see, they look like Australorps.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree they're probably Australorps (most common black breed) but a better pic would confirm.
     
  4. BreezyMeadowsNJ

    BreezyMeadowsNJ Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks all - I can't get a better pic as this was sent to me from someone looking to rehome their chickens. I'm gonna assume Australorps - they look to be beautiful birds so it looks like I will be adding some silkies, barred rocks and Australorps to my family of chickens[​IMG]
     
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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Black Australorps
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Black australorps
     

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