What breed is he?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by OldMcDnld, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The seller told us he was a jersey giant but i have my suspisions that hes an australorp[​IMG]
     
  2. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    Check the feet...

    Yellow underfoot = Jersey Giant
    White Underfoot = Black Australorp


    Let us know after you check! Both are great breeds!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I actually answered you already on your other thread. As I said there, if the bottoms of his feet are an obvious yellow, he's a Black Jersey Giant. If they are any other color (whitish, pinkish, grayish), he's a Black Australorp.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    just answered your duplicate post
     
  5. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry guys. Im new to the forum and it wasnt working for me. My post wasnt showing so I made this one. Can i delete?
     
  6. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    It's okay, it happens to the best of the newbies! [​IMG]

    So how did it turn out? Did you look at his feet? Australorps are white to pinkish underneath, Jersey's are definitely yellow.
     
  7. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    His feet are pinkish white underneath. He's about 8 months old and has little tiny buds where spurs are supposed to be.
     
  8. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He never used to dustbathe when he was alone. Now he follows suit with his new girlfriends
     
  9. Bridebeliever

    Bridebeliever Chillin' With My Peeps

    So it was a local person that you got it from? I wonder why they said it was a Jersey Giant when its an Australorp? I wonder if they have a mixed flock or they don't know the difference?
     
  10. OldMcDnld

    OldMcDnld Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah it was local. He was also supposed to be a she lol. My first chicken since i was a kid. Had him for about 4 months now
     

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