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What breed are these?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by rachellou76, Mar 5, 2015.

  1. rachellou76

    rachellou76 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, we got some hens from my husband's cousin and I know what most of them are (Easter Eggers, Wyandottes, Orpington, a silkie, and Leghorns) but I don't know what these two are.

    What is this? She is small, so I'm guessing a bantam. I thought she was a bantam Easter Egger but she lays little brown eggs.

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    Is this a Black Australorp or a Jersey Giant? Thanks!

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  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    EE and Black Australorp.
     
  3. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first is an EE, EE are just a fancy mix that can lay blue, green, brown, and rarely white eggs, depending on the mix.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    The first is an EE or mixed breed (not everyone would label it an EE if it doesn't lay eggs some color other than brown), and the second is probably a Black Australorp. Look at the bottoms of its feet. If they are an obvious yellow, it's a Black Jersey Giant, if they are any other color (grayish, whitish, pinkish), it's a Black Australorp.
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     
  7. rachellou76

    rachellou76 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, thanks! I wasn't sure about the little one because I didn't know they could lay brown eggs. I'm pretty sure the black one is an Australorp.
     

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