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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
Fall Sale!: $2.99
Breed Specific Minimum: 5

Availability: Available to Hatch and Ship in 1 to 2 Weeks

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Chicken Gender*:
Straight Run (Day-Old Random Gender)
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 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.

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: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 42 Write a review.

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Basic Chick Care Package
Price: $4.99

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beautiful chicks August 28, 2014
Reviewer: roger garza from lamesa, TX United States  
I am very pleased with my order, they are healthy and growin so fast, beautiful little chicks!!!

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Black Australorp Chickens August 14, 2014
Reviewer: Brian Hamer from Franklin, KY United States  
All are doing very well, thanks.

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My Order August 1, 2014
Reviewer: charlotte schafer from ponchatoula , LA United States  
The baby chick came in healthy & happy!

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Proud of my chickens July 23, 2014
Reviewer: Ethan Jessup from Elizabethtown, NC United States  
I ordered 29 hens and one rooster of the breed and received them in excellent shape! The one xtra replaced the one dead upon delivery and we lost another over night that was smaller, they also credited us for that one immediately. They are all growing exceptionally well and are beautiful hens and the rooster is started to step into his role as leader. Overall a wonderful experience with this company and high quality all around! Will be doing business again soon! Thanks and Be Blessed

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chicks July 17, 2014
Reviewer: Donna from South Hill, VA United States  
all arrived safely
I really appreciate  that 1 extra was sent in light that 1 is usually lost.
The free shipping also helps!
Thank You!


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