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Not sure if he's an Australorp or Jersey Giant

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OldMcDnld, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The seller told me he was a Jersey Giant, back then we also thought he was a hen. He's eight months old.[​IMG]
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Check the bottoms of his feet. If they are an obvious yellow, he's a Black Jersey Giant. If they are any other color (whitish, pinkish, grayish), he's a Black Australorp.
     
  3. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree.
     
  4. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So his feet aren't yellow but he is HUGE
     
  5. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So is Australorp the only thing he could be?
     
  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

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    With white skin, Australorp is the only breed that fits. Males can be pretty big, well over 8 pounds.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    X2 on junebuggena's post.
     
  8. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What about these girls with him? They're of unknown age and terrrified of me. I'd like to know what they are and any pointers on how to get them used to me would be great
     
  9. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They look to be some sort of game bird and treats are the true way to a chicken's heart. ;)
     
  10. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess game would explain the dark one having a single spur on one leg. I swear she's a she.
     

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