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Rescue chics ID ???* UPDATED PICS**

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by bayouchica, Apr 20, 2007.

  1. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    I thought they were bantys cause they were so malnourished(sp?)
    I think they are standards, what breed?
    Thanks,Miriam
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    Last edited: Apr 24, 2007
  2. keljonma

    keljonma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    can you post some closer shots - head/comb, body? I think it's kind of hard to tell from the angle of the pics.
     
  3. chickenranchwife

    chickenranchwife Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like Black Astrolop to me. I have two of them.
     
  4. chickbea

    chickbea Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2007
    Vermont
    A pure bred Australorp chick should already have black creeping down the upper front of its legs, very soon turning its legs all black. It's a little hard to see the legs from the pic, but I'd also vote that you have little Australorps there. You'll know for sure if they soon get all black feathers that develop a fabulous blue/green/purple irridecense. I've had Australorps for many years now and I love them. They're sweet, and good layers as well.
     
  5. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Here's a couple of close ups.There's a couple of pics in general under "paradise found" thread.
    BTW, they both have a single striaght comb.
    Thanks,Miriam
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    Last edited: Apr 21, 2007

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