The exceptions that have single combs include Dorkings, Australorps
, and Orpingtons.
From heritage breeds, you can expect the largest eggs from Jersey Giants, Australorps
, Plymouth Rocks, Orpingtons and Rhode Island Reds.
In 1929, Australorps
were officially recognized by the American Poultry Association as a standard breed.
For our coverage of the Sussex, Australorp
, Andalusian, Redcap and Minorca breeds, check out the extended online version of the article at www.
And fancy-feathered or highly colored breeds like Polish Cresteds, Brahmas from China, Australorps
from Australia, and the Phoenix from Japan with tail feathers that grew a yard long were shown at the County Fair.
net> Muscovy Ducks, Pilgrim Geese, Standard Bronze Turkeys, Black Australorps
, Barred Rocks, Reds, Buff Orpingtons, Ameraucanas, Buff Minorcas & Black Minorcas.
net> Muscovy Ducks, Pilgrim Geese, Pearl Guineas, Standard Bronze Turkeys, Black Australorps
, Barred Rocks, Reds, Buff Orpingtons, Ameraucanas, Standard Old English Games, Barnevelders.
net> Muscovy ducks, White Chinese geese, Pearl and White guineas, standard Bronze, Bourbon Red Royal Palm and Beltsville White turkeys; Reds, Sex Links, Australorps
, Sussex; standard Old English games; Silkies and Cornish bantams.
My helpers are a small homestead flock of Barred Rocks, Black Australorps
, a lavender guinea and a flock of 40 Roller pigeons that regularly patrol the garden beds.
We still had five New Hampshire Reds for eggs which we carried over and my husband ordered five Black Australorps