Telling chicks apart

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

  1. Hawkscountry75

    Hawkscountry75 Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    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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