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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chiknwhisperer, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. chiknwhisperer

    chiknwhisperer Songster

    May 9, 2008
    Lowell, IN
    Ok this is my mystery chick from MCM at four weeks old.



    This next one was taken at about four days old.


    Anyone have a good guess?? I have checked a bunch of sites but nothing is described that has black feathers but white wing tips.

  2. lurky

    lurky Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    I think my BLk australorps had white wing tips until they matured and the chicks looked like that.
    Just a possibility [​IMG]
  3. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Songster

    Sep 20, 2007
    Marin, California
    I agree on the black austrolorp thought
  4. 12 Acres

    12 Acres Songster

    Mar 23, 2008
    Oak Harbor, OH
    Black Australorp. They lose the white wing tips eventually. I have 7 and they're nice birds.
  5. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    YUP looks just like my Australorps who are only 5 - 6 weeks old..white wing tips and all.
  6. chiknwhisperer

    chiknwhisperer Songster

    May 9, 2008
    Lowell, IN
    [​IMG] Thannk you!!!! Its no longer a mystery chick yeah!!! Are they cold weather hardy?
  7. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Songster

    Jul 20, 2008
    From what I read on My pet chicken, they are... Since they don't have huge combs like sicilians or anything, I think it'll be OK. How cold is cold?

  8. chiknwhisperer

    chiknwhisperer Songster

    May 9, 2008
    Lowell, IN
    Well I live in north west indiana so I would say maybe around 10 below or somewhere there abouts I think. lol you would think I would remeber since I was out hunting in the last couple of years lol.

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