Black Australorps???

Discussion in 'Breeds & Genetics' started by BuckeyeChickens, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. BuckeyeChickens

    BuckeyeChickens New Member

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    Who is breeding good Black Australorps???

    I'm looking for a good line and NOT interested in hatchery stock!!!

    Post a reply or send me a PM, thanks!!!
     
  2. outdoorsii

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    I have 6 black Australorps but hatched them off ebay...don't know how many pullets I have yet...they're only 5 wks
     

  3. BuckeyeChickens

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    I'm still looking for good quality Black Australorps?!?!

    Seem's these BA's are getting harder and harder to find....love to hear from folks who have been raising them for a while, too!!!
     
  4. BuckeyeChickens

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    Can somebody help a brother out?!?!
     
  5. Chloe88

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    Doug Akers is a great Australorp breeder. Great birds, great quality. :D
     
  6. BuckeyeChickens

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    Thanks, I didn't know Doug had BA's....I will give him a call. :)
     
  7. Chloe88

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    Yeah, but they are pretty expensive. My little brother saved up his money and bought a $30 hen, case in point.
     
  8. outdoorsii

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    where r u?

    I still have 2 pure black Australorps cockerals & 1 pullet for sale...17wks
    Where do u live?
     
  9. Energyvet

    Energyvet New Member

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    I'm in NJ, but where are you?
     
  10. outdoorsii

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    dern

    :eek:I"m way down in Little Rock, AR
     
  11. piglett

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    maybe you would be interested in some of the stock that was used to breed the austrolorp, the english orpington.

    these little fluff balls [​IMG]
    turn into these [​IMG]
    now these two black english orpingtons are still not full grown
    they are only about 8 months old & will not be full sized till they are about a year &1/2 old.


    piglett
     
  12. BuckeyeChickens

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    People pay 2X that for my Buckeyes....$30 for a top quality BA is certainly reasonable!!!:)
     
  13. BuckeyeChickens

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    I'm in Ohio....pm pics of the birds and details on their origin if you are willing to ship them, thanks!
     
  14. BuckeyeChickens

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    BA hatching eggs

    i have hatching eggs coming from these Black Australorps to build a new flock of BA's in SW Ohio;

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    pics of the hens to follow....

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    Last edited: Jan 29, 2013
  15. Energyvet

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    When I was a kid, I had a pet Roo. He looked like pic 2. I guess he was an Australorp. Now I know. His name was John.
     
  16. BuckeyeChickens

    BuckeyeChickens New Member

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    John is a good name for a Roo!!! ;)
     
  17. israelh

    israelh New Member

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    Yes they are!
     
  18. BuckeyeChickens

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    Keep trying to get some good pics of my now 8 week old Black Australorps.....they came from hatching eggs I purchased from two breeders (one in Georgia and the other in North Carolina)....but man are these the most camera shy young birds I have ever seen?!?!? Have them in a brooder coop with Dom's, Buckeyes, Dark Cornish and Dark Brahma's and the BA's stay way in the back and seldom come out into the light to get a good pic?!?!? Soon as this rain stops I'm moving them outdoors so pics should be much easier!!! :D