Not as sold- all black pullet

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bcarver, Nov 29, 2015.

  1. bcarver

    bcarver Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two 8 week old black pullets with black feet. They have not become Barred Rocs as expected. what birds would be all black with black feet at this age? I will try to post pics later. It came from Ideal Hatchery.
     
  2. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    I believe solid black with solid black feet is the Black Australorp.
     
  3. bcarver

    bcarver Out Of The Brooder

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    That was one of my suspects. These are my first birds, australorps were one of the types I was interested in getting.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    They sound like Black Australorps, but a picture could definitely help confirm it.
     
  5. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    The only bird that would look close to a Black Australorp is a Jersey Giant. Black Australorps are great layers and in my opinion one of the best breeds and they are my favorite breed. I have 25 of them. 24 pullets and one cockerel.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    What color is the bottom of her/his feet? That can tell the difference between australorp and Jersey Giant
     
  7. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    They might be black sexlinks.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    They're probably Black Australorps or Sex-links.
     

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