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What is she?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickletmomma, Jun 11, 2017.

  1. Chickletmomma

    Chickletmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    IMG_0309.JPG IMG_0312.JPG Was wondering if anyone might know what breed this hen is? I was told she is an austrolorp but she doesn't seem to look like them. She has a very tiny comb that all most looks gray or black. She is a large chicken the biggest I have and I think she is 8 weeks? I was thinking maybe a black Sumatra? Also is there way to tell how old the are?
     
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  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Hi! It's Wicked's Twin Premium Member

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    Looks like an Australorp to me.
    @biophiliac what do you think?
     
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  3. Chickletmomma

    Chickletmomma Out Of The Brooder

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    I hope so Sumatras don't sound like good layers or very nice for a backyard flock from what I've read
     
  4. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Overrun With Chickens

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    She looks like my Aussie chicks at 8 weeks.
    :confused:

    What color are the bottoms of her feet? Pink is Australorp, yellow is jersey giant and I think Sumatra are slate.

    Not all Aussies have yellow then red combs as they grow. I have had a few that started off just like yours and end up red when grown.

    Looking up Sumatra feet and they are supposed to be yellow.

    Note though that some of my hatchery Aussies had yellow feet until grown up.
     
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  5. biophiliac

    biophiliac Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    A very pretty Miss Australorp IMO. :D
     
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  6. biophiliac

    biophiliac Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    12071875_222894201397536_368828769_n.jpg 13140868_256567521363537_1387626780_n (1).jpg P1000583.JPG P1000596.JPG Don't worry her comb will look right when she gets to point of lay. See 2nd pic at ~ 15 weeks/no comb. They are funny looking as 'teens' that develop
    into real beauties!
    Australorps are excellent layers. Carmen(above) layed the first and second eggs from my tiny flock.
     
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  7. aglandaetap

    aglandaetap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like a black australorp. I have one that's 9 weeks old.
     
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