Black Australorp Characteristics - Modern Farming Methods

Black Australorp is a fantastic chicken breed and most of the backyard poultry keepers like to raise them. Black Australorp characteristics are described below.

The Black Australorp was developed in Australia where flock keepers needed a breed that would lay consistently even when the weather was very hot. Black Australorps have a single comb and are very cold hardy.

Black Australorp Chickens

The Black Australorp was developed in Australia where flock keepers needed a breed that would lay consistently even when the weather was very hot. Black Australorps have a single comb and are very col(Chicken Backyard Cold Weather)

Black Australorp this looks just like our girls! They're not quite this fat though:P

Australorps are the Australian take on the Orpington breed. They are calm and friendly, and excellent layers of light brown eggs. The Australorp's exceptionally soft, shiny black plumage has hints of green and purple in the sunlight.

The Australorp's exceptionally soft, shiny black plumage has hints of green and purple in the sunlight. Traditionally black in color, white and blue laced variations do occur. They have single combs, dark eyes, and black legs.

Rowan: The Australorp's exceptionally soft, shiny black plumage has hints of green and purple in the sunlight. Traditionally black in color, white and blue laced variations do occur. They have single combs, dark eyes, and black legs.

Australorps are the Australian take on the Orpington breed. They are calm and friendly, and excellent layers of light brown eggs. The Australorp's exceptionally soft, shiny black plumage has hints of green and purple in the sunlight. Peaceful and dignified, Australorps are an absolutely delightful bird which we highly recommend to anyone who wants a pet chicken that lays dependably. 2.75

Australorp: "soft, shiny black plumage has hints of green and purple in the sunlight. Peaceful and dignified, Australorps are an absolutely delightful bird which we highly recommend to anyone who wants a pet chicken that lays dependably.

black australorp--Got two chicks. One of the ones I have looks like these ones. the other one has more black.

Day-Old Chicks: Australorp

I love our three Australorps at 1840 Farm.  Do you keep Australorps in your flock?  Do you know that they hold the world record for most eggs laid by a single hen in a year?  Breed Profile: The Black Australorp -- Community Chickens

Black Australorp: by Jennifer BurckeAs a person who proudly defines herself as a chicken keeper, I find myself answering a lot of questions regarding our flock.

The Black Australorp is one of the heritage chicken breeds we choose to keep. I have found heritage chicken breeds to be heartier than standard breeds.

The Black Australorp is one of the heritage chicken breeds we choose to keep. I have found heritage chicken breeds to be heartier than standard breeds.

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