White Australorp

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by kulangi, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. kulangi

    kulangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does any breeder or hatchery have white Australorp?
     
  2. butch

    butch Out Of The Brooder

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    I never have found any breeder/hatchery that has White Australorps, you would think that there would be.
     
  3. kulangi

    kulangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know. I have Google it and I know some folks in UK have it and I was wondering if anyone in US has it.
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I would say if you get white orpingtons from a hatchery, they are probably closer to australorp than orpington. Might be worth looking into and building upon them to develop nice looking australorps.
     
  5. kulangi

    kulangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what would be the process of getting white australorp if I were to cross white Orpington Rooster with Black Australorp?

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  6. 4mygirls

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    Hi,
    I bought white australorps from efowl.com. I am actually trying to get rid of a few of them. We have too many healthy birds and way too many eggs. We just can't eat or get rid of all the eggs. I raised them from chicks and they are extremely hearty and rambunctious birds. Great egg layers!
     
  7. capsicum

    capsicum Out Of The Brooder

    Would these be the same as or different from Austra-whites? which I have seen in a few catalogs.
     
  8. 4mygirls

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    4mygirls Out Of The Brooder

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    I believe they are the same. We love the buff orpingtons and black australorps are a type of orpington, so we decided to get some white australorps. The black seem to be more docile and sweet whereas the white austras are ornery and smart.
     
  10. capsicum

    capsicum Out Of The Brooder

    It seems:
    "The Austra White is cross between a Black Australorp and White Leghorns. It is a chicken developed for people who desire an abundance of white eggs and a calm hen to produce them."
     

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