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Re: Brahmas

Postby son of eddy » 23 Jan 2013, 16:54

Didn't know Gareth was a member here!!
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Re: Brahmas

Postby *GEM01* » 19 Nov 2013, 12:56

Hi all,

My mother-in-law recently got 2 brahmas and she is trying to find out what colour one is.

We know that the cockerel is a Lemon Pyle but we are trying to work out what the pullet is, she is currently about 10 weeks old.
Can anyone help?

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I'm sorry the photos aren't the best, she decided to sit in the small sunny spot which was difficult to get a decent photo from :roll:
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Re: Brahmas

Postby son of eddy » 19 Nov 2013, 23:42

The far one looks a bit like Blue Silver, but with the Gold being in the colouring as well I'd say its a mix of colours.
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Re: Brahmas

Postby *GEM01* » 20 Nov 2013, 09:23

son of eddy wrote:The far one looks a bit like Blue Silver, but with the Gold being in the colouring as well I'd say its a mix of colours.


Hi son of eddy, someone else has also said this. They think that the colour is a result in crossing a Blue Silver with a Gold.

The sex of the bird is now in question :shock:
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Re: Brahmas

Postby son of eddy » 21 Nov 2013, 18:07

Would this be the reply?
Anns Chooks wrote:It certainly does have a lot of solid gold on it which would suggest a cross with a gold.
Usually its the cock birds that carry the solid gold and the hens are partridge marked.
Also it look as though this is a mating between Gold and Blue Silver.

Sorry to say that I think going by the colouring its a BOY!! :shock:
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Re: Brahmas

Postby *GEM01* » 22 Nov 2013, 07:57

son of eddy wrote:Would this be the reply?
Anns Chooks wrote:It certainly does have a lot of solid gold on it which would suggest a cross with a gold.
Usually its the cock birds that carry the solid gold and the hens are partridge marked.
Also it look as though this is a mating between Gold and Blue Silver.

Sorry to say that I think going by the colouring its a BOY!! :shock:


Going to make a great breeding pair then #-o :lol:
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Re: Brahmas

Postby NannyP » 28 Dec 2013, 17:38

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I am 7 months old, a Gold Brahma. My great-great Grandfather was called Trousers and lived here with NannyP 3 years ago.

My brothers (not pure) have recently been introduced to the freezer, and my sister (not pure) just manage to miss that as NannyP had thought she was also a coq. Lucky escape for her. Despite my majestic appearance, I am not top of the pecking order, there are 2 mature Pekin coqs who are in charge. When no one is looking I have my way with some of the hens though. I haven't crowed yet, hoping the pekin coqs won't notice me for longer.
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Re: Brahmas

Postby ladyplumber » 28 Dec 2013, 20:40

Who's a pretty boy then ? :lol:
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4 Barnvelder x Cream Legbar 1 Blue Splash Orpington 2 Chocolate Orpington 5 Gold Laced Orpington

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Re: Brahmas

Postby MrsMopp » 29 Dec 2013, 13:29

Agreed :grin: It never ceases to amaze me how something so large can be intimidated by something so small :lol:
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Re: Brahmas

Postby *GEM01* » 12 Jan 2014, 12:36

Update for you all, the mismarked blue partridge is indeed a cockerel!

And this is him a couple of days ago strutting his stuff (now 18 weeks old)

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Re: Brahmas

Postby MrsMopp » 12 Jan 2014, 13:43

WOW :grin: Very impressive foot/leg feathering :grin: He is absolutely gorgeous :grin:
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Re: Brahmas

Postby Lindsay » 12 Jan 2014, 14:03

I want a cuddle - he's gorgeous :)
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Re: Brahmas

Postby ladyplumber » 12 Jan 2014, 21:11

Hello again, we had a conversation on FB last night ! ( Poultry Pages ) :wave:
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Re: Brahmas

Postby *GEM01* » 12 Jan 2014, 21:58

Hi, it may have been my mother-in-law that you spoke to xx
The Brahmas are owned by her, I just take the photos for her ;-) lol
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