Australorp
Other Names:
Australian Orpington, Black Australorp, Australs
Origin:
Australia
Egg Color:
Brown
Egg Size:
Large
Avg # eggs:
300/yr
Climate:
Cold
Comb:
Single
Standard Cock Size:
3.90 kg
Standard Hen Size:
3.00 kg
Bantam Cock Size:
0.85 kg
Bantam Hen Size:
0.74 kg

Australorp

Australorps are a hardy, dual purpose chicken breed which originated in Australia. They were originally always black, but are now found in other colors. They can be regular-sized or bantam variety.

References

  1. http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/316084/australorps-breed-thread#post_3876089