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Black Australorp Chicks

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Num. Birds 1-24 25-49 50-99 100+
Price per Bird $3.39 $3.29 $3.09 $2.69
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Price: $3.39
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Availability: Available to Hatch and Ship in 4-5 Weeks

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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 Chicken is 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.

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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

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Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 66 Write a review.

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Doing great March 22, 2015
Reviewer: Ila Halstead from Cazadero, CA United States  
First time chicken owner. They arrived on time in good health. We lost one but the others are doing great. they are so easy to care for.

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chick order March 21, 2015
Reviewer: David Baker from Redding, CA United States  
Beautiful healthy chicks.

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awesome chicks March 20, 2015
Reviewer: Lisa R from Geneva, IL United States  
don't seem to be growing at the rate of the other chicks, but seem well.

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so far so good March 10, 2015
Reviewer: Kevin Wanamaker from Rehoboth, MA United States  
All Chickens are alive and growing fast

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Happy customer March 4, 2015
Reviewer: Melissa Burdette from fairmont, WV United States  
Very happy, 100% satisfied

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