What is this chicken?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by hballa, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. hballa

    hballa New Egg

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    The black breed chickens are impossible for me to figure out. I ordered a mix of dual purpose birds from a hatchery and received 2 like this. No clue what they are. 8 weeks old now & I'm guessing they might be roosters?
    Black Giants? Australorps? [​IMG]
     
  2. hballa

    hballa New Egg

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  3. StarMeKritten

    StarMeKritten Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Definitely cockerels. They are probably either Jersey Giants or Australorps. The easiest way to tell the difference is to look at the bottoms of their feet. If they are white/ pinkish, they are australorps. If they are a bright yellow, they are JG.
     
  4. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I agree.
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed.
     

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