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Black Australorp Chickens

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Black Australorp Chicks

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Num. Birds 1-24 25-49 50-99 100+
Price per Bird $3.09 $2.99 $2.79 $2.29
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Price: $3.09
Spring Sale! Price: $2.99
Breed Specific Minimum: 5


Availability: Available to Hatch and Ship in 3 to 5 Weeks

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Females (Day-Old Pullets) [Add $0.51]
Males (Day-Old Cockerels) [Subtract -$0.55]

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Black Australorp Chickens

A champion egg-laying chicken breed, the Black Australorp was introduced to the United States around the 1920s. The Australorp was originally developed in Australia from the Orpington Chicken to create a breed with a higher quality egg production without sacrificing too much size and meat quality. This breed is now a competitive contender for one of the most popular "backyard chicken" breeds as well as the most productive egg laying breed.

The Black Australorp Chickens is an extremely hardy in most climates and can easily compete as one of the best layers of brown eggs among the heavy chicken breeds. Similar to the Buff Orpington Chickens, these birds are calm and docile, easily handled, and bear confinement with no problem.

Black Australorps are just slightly smaller than the Orpington but the males can still weigh in around 8.5 pounds. The relatively large size and pinkish white skin help this bird to dress nicely once the chicken develops its full plumage. This heavy bird is covered in glossy black iridescent plumage that has a greenish purple tint in the sunlight, and a whole flock of Australorps paints a strikingly attractive backyard scene. The Australorp is an excellent dual purpose chicken that can greatly be utilized in confined backyard environments as well as more open farm coops.

Product Facts

Black Australorp Chicken Info

  • Adult Weight - Male: 8.5 pounds ; Female: 7.5 pounds
  • Color - Black with greenish purple sheen, Large red comb
  • Purpose - Dual Purpose - Egg Laying and Meat Production
  • Egg Production - Prolific: 250+ per year
  • Egg Color - Brown
  • Country of Origin -Australia

Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 | Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

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  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Shipping April 16, 2014
Reviewer: Travis Craig from Anderson, AL United States  
I ordered 30 birds and received 32 nicely packaged which was good because we had three die within two days. My biggest problem was with the tracking number. According to the number I was to expect my birds on Sat. I checked the number more than once including Thur night about midnight, still it said Sat morning. Friday morning I got a call from my post office saying I had birds waiting for me. Huge inconvenience since I was gone all day for work. Luckily I made arrangements and we got our birds tucked by dark. Tracking number, epic fail!

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