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Postby stephen » 27 Sep 2005, 20:38

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Postby beadysam » 17 Oct 2005, 21:33

I've got 2 lovely Brahmas but they are soooooo timid! Out of 22 birds they are the only ones that ever get feather pecked - particularly by my 3 Pekins :oops: ... When they were little and the others were full of beans they would huddle together in the corner of the brooder tembling, facing away from the other chicks. I love them to bits as they are so lovely :D and would have more like a shot!
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Postby Peckhams » 30 Oct 2005, 11:31

Good to see a Brahma post... :P
I have 2 gorgeous Brahmas - David and Victoria Peckham - they too are quite timid compared to the others - they've had some youngsters this year who stick together - but come feeding time, do get their beaks pushed out by the others... They are well known for being a placid breed - they make great pets and are a nice size to handle. My 2 are quite the celebrities around here and go visiting the neighbours. I'll have to try and post some photos - if I ever find out how to do it!
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Postby mgf » 05 Dec 2005, 20:56

My Brahma bantam cockerel...

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Postby debcat » 05 Dec 2005, 20:58

He's gorgeous,
have you any hens?
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Postby tuzo2k » 12 Jun 2007, 22:19

sorry but that is not a brahma i think it is a silky cross as i used to juge and show brahma both large and bantam they have peacombs and proper feathers were as your bird has silky type feathers and a straight comb
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Postby milkmaid » 12 Jun 2007, 23:13

this is mine ,well was ,she went to skyegirls as ,she didn't cope with the wet very well and i thought she'd be happier there,and jill was kind enough to take her and the other 2 i hatched Image
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Postby tuzo2k » 13 Jun 2007, 06:17

Nice Light Brahma. As you say the wet is a problem especially with the foot feathers. Good hackle feathers by the looks of them.
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Postby ChuckChuck » 23 Jun 2007, 22:59

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Just picked this lady up today, anyone know a good source for more in north west/north wales? Her friend was sold before I could buy them both, she has a trio of warrens for company but I'd like something more her size.

My first chickens and I have spent the entire evening just watching them. Fascinating to watch :)
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Postby milkmaid » 24 Jun 2007, 08:50

she's lovely
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Postby ChuckChuck » 24 Jun 2007, 22:07

This may seem a silly question, I know she is a brahma but does anyone know what colour or type she would be described as.
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Postby debcat » 24 Jun 2007, 23:12

she's a buff brahma and she's gorgeous :D
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Postby pipmelad » 27 Sep 2007, 18:24

Hi,

we got had a brahma and a silkie when they were very young and they
were very good friends, it turns out that the silkie was a boy, and as
we live in surburbia we had to take him back, we have now added 2
rhode island reds as we really wanted eggs, there is no fighting but
our brahma seems really sad and lonley, will she join the other 2
eventually? thanks Pippa
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Postby Welsh Duck » 27 Sep 2007, 21:09

I would have thought she would join them eventually. Just watch the Rhodes aren't picking on her as they can be spitefull, whereas from what I have heard Brahmas are more placid- she is probably wary of them. What about getting another Brahma to keep her company ?
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Postby Wilt » 01 Nov 2007, 12:09

This is Andy and his girls, he runs like Dale Winton, but he's quite a friendly fella

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