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Re: Brahmas

Postby Lynda Martin » 15 Jan 2011, 20:53

We are very proud owners of some beautiful Brahmas. Our broody hen hatched four eggs last September, three chicks are growing normally but one little tiny one is less than half the size of the others and has not progressed as well. The chick has all the attributes of a Brahma but the size of a silkie. Here is a photo of our special boy who we call Legolas.
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Re: Brahmas

Postby charliebear85 » 01 Mar 2011, 20:28

alabaster cheeks wrote:Image

proud dad :grin:



hi

i was just wondering what breed this chick is?
cuz my chick look the same but with out the feathers on its legs

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Re: Brahmas

Postby Chris Kurzfeld » 02 Mar 2011, 09:40

It looks like a Buff Columbian Brahma charliebear85 - not sure what it would be without feathered legs though :scratch:
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Re: Brahmas

Postby charliebear85 » 02 Mar 2011, 17:06

oh ok cool cheers for that :)

my chick has the same colouring its got the buff head with the grayish body and the black on its beak but i think mine is a welsummer cross
heres my chick at 11 days old :D

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does anyone has an idea on what the sex is?

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Re: Brahmas

Postby poultrygreece » 08 Mar 2011, 18:26

too young to tell really. looks very nice though and is a very calm bird very used to people

found sth interesting on the net about Brahmas .if anybody is interested have a look

http://books.google.gr/books?id=5eYDAAA ... text#c_top

its a whole book about brahmas
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Re: Brahmas

Postby charliebear85 » 08 Mar 2011, 21:51

hi heres the chick now at 17 days old :)

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i think its a pullet and she looks like a welsummer cross
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Re: Brahmas

Postby jjacxs » 04 Sep 2011, 20:50

3 lovely growers I got today from sals pure breeds :)

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Re: Brahmas

Postby pepsi » 05 Sep 2011, 09:40

Beautiful :)
Large Fowl Brahmas in gold, dark, blue, black, splash, lemon pyle, Blue Partridge, buff columbian, blue buff columbian and white.
Bantam brahmas in gold, lemon and isabellas
and our bantam silkies



http://www.oakwoodbrahmas.com
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Re: Brahmas

Postby son of eddy » 01 Oct 2011, 21:33

Hows about these, taken in June this year. Two days old and it was so hot it was possible to put such young chicks out for the full day without being concerned about chilling, quite the opposite in fact.
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Re: Brahmas

Postby crazypianolady » 01 Oct 2011, 21:55

Lovely photos! They're so cute in the grass! :)
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Re: Brahmas

Postby reef2k » 21 Feb 2012, 16:02

Hello.
i've got a 7 month old dark brahma boy that stands around 26 inches high,but how long will it take him to reach full size,or there abouts ? will he grow much taller or just put on weight ?i don't think he'll be big enough to show. i'd like to raise a buff columbian boy and some partridge ladies this year,they're absolutley stunning.
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Re: Brahmas

Postby Chris Kurzfeld » 22 Feb 2012, 09:03

Brahmas take quite a while to mature so he still has some growing and filling out to do - I have only had one LF Brahma boy (lost him last year and loking for another to go with his 7 wives), I would say he was 18 months old before he reached maturity.
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Re: Brahmas

Postby araucana » 22 Feb 2012, 15:11

Chris is right - 18 months to 2 years and then they really begin to fill out - this is one of mine - not a very elegent angle - but he is 18 months old and hasn't yet stopped growing
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Re: Brahmas

Postby TinkleCottage » 26 Aug 2012, 15:12

I have two six week old dark brahma males looking for new homes. They are very friendly and confident, sharing a run with adult hens.

They have to go because their sisters are staying.

One is perfect in every way, lots of green in his feathers!
The other has a crooked toe due to a naughty little boy taking his egg out of the incubator and not telling me for half a day! Lucky he hatched at all! Otherwise perfectly healthy and feathering up nicely.

Both of these should be big like their dad and will make great living garden ornaments if nothing else! They come and sit on my knee when I'm in the garden :).

Photo at five weeks (struggling to get some sun to take pics this week).
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Re: Brahmas

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