tuhis doesn't look like ablack austrolorp!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jaye gray, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. jaye gray

    jaye gray Out Of The Brooder

    [​IMG][/IMG]this chick is about 3 weeks old & it's supposed to be a black Australorp, but seems to have feathers on her feet. I have looked everywhere to see if it might be possible. But can not find any australorp with feathers on their feet. So I think my local farmer of purebred chicken has mistakenly given me something else. Please help identify what she or he is. And if it is a she or he. I will send pictures and if necessary tell you the choices of chicken he carried. Thank you all in advance. You are the best group I've ever seen for sharing information and making new people feel welcome not silly.[​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    You are correct that aussies do not have feathered feet. Did he have cochins?
     
  3. jaye gray

    jaye gray Out Of The Brooder

    More pictures of her feet and wing.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  4. jaye gray

    jaye gray Out Of The Brooder

    he had light Brahmas, black Australorps, Partridge rocks, buff Orpingtons and barred rocks.
     
  5. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    It would help to know what other breeds the farmer had. It could be a mixed breed if the hens and roosters all hung out together.

    Whoops we overlapped there.

    I think it is a mix at this point. The only feather footed breed listed is the Brahma and that mixed with a BA would give you the resulting chick.
     
    Last edited: Feb 28, 2015
  6. jaye gray

    jaye gray Out Of The Brooder

    Ill eventually get a picture of her feet posted. I am very new at this if you can't tell.
     
  7. jaye gray

    jaye gray Out Of The Brooder

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  8. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    For sure it is a Brahma mixed with an Aussie given the breeds that are listed. Should turn out interesting.
     
  9. jaye gray

    jaye gray Out Of The Brooder

    can you tell if it is a girl or boy. She he has one short toe also on the outside of her feet by the feathers.he seemed to have all the different breeds separate. Only the chicks were mixed together according to age.
     
  10. Urban Flock

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    I agree, it looks to be a mix between a Brahma and a BA.
     

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