The Black Australorp starts off as an adorable chickie, with black and white coloring, and matures into a beautiful, soft, fluffy bird. While she may look black in pictures, in the sunshine her feathers have a gorgeous green sheen to them with hints of purple. She is a very docile chickie, and loves to be around people, especially if you are handing out treats. They will sit on your lap and eat out of your hand if you let them, which is nice since they are so soft and fluffy!
Black Australorps are excellent layers of large brown eggs.