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Telling chicks apart

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Hawkscountry75, Feb 22, 2017.

  1. Hawkscountry75

    Hawkscountry75 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 12, 2015
    Wilkes County, NC
    What is the best way to tell Dominique and black australorp baby chicks apart? They are about a week old, maybe a little older. Thanks so much in advance! :)
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2014
    My Coop
    Dominiques, being barred, should have a dot on the top of their head. Australorps should not have a dot on their head. Dominiques *should* have a rose comb bud, and Australorps should show a single comb bud.

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