What are these black chickens???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kycowgirlchick, Mar 19, 2009.

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    This black hen has the red comb.
    This black hen has a small black comb.
    This is the rooster.
    They were all suppose to be black giants. All of them have black legs but their head look different. And the roo has a longer tail then I expected. What are these guys??
  2. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

    May 8, 2008
    Sharpsburg, MD.
    The roo is definitely a sumatra... not sure about the hens.
  3. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    First one looks like an Australorp? It "could" be a Jersey, but I'm thinking no... The second looks young, not sure the breed. The only black comb I have seen is on a Silkie? [​IMG] The bottom one sure looks like a Sumatra?? Does it have grey/black legs??
  4. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    I agree that the roo looks like a sumatra.
  5. WalkingWolf

    WalkingWolf Songster

    Jan 1, 2009
    North Carolina
    Quote:Yuup looks like a sumatra. [​IMG]
  6. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    do you know how old the first two are? are you sure the first is a girl? I am just asking because I can't see the feathers real well...
  7. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Crowing

    Feb 22, 2007
    Morganton, NC
    The first 2 look like an Australorp Cockerel and Pullet.

    The last is a Sumatra Rooster or mostly Sumatra mix.

  8. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
    the first two look like my black jersey giant pullet
  9. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Quote:I also was thinking the first looks like my australorp cockeral when he was younger, posture and all....

    eta- looks like *he* has pointy saddle feathers coming in...
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2009

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