Brahma - Often referred to as the “King of All Poultry,” the Brahma chicken is appreciated for its great size, strength, and vigor. By 1901 some individual birds were documented to have reached the incredible weights of 13-14 pounds for hens and 17 to 18.25 pounds for cocks – though 10 pound hens and 12 pounds cocks were the rule. Brahmas are large chickens with feathers on shanks and toes, pea comb, smooth fitting plumage with dense down in all sections, and broad, wide head with skull projecting over the eyes – termed “beetle brow.”Brahmas are believed to be the largest chicken breed of all. They are also one of the most docile if not the calmest of all breeds. Also known as the Gentle Giant. From the beginning Brahmas have been recognized not only for their unusual appearance and size, but also for their practical qualities. First and foremost Brahmas are found to be extremely hardy chickens. They are also good egg-layers for their size. Considered a superior winter-layer, they produce the bulk of their eggs from October to May. The eggs of the Brahma are large and medium brown in color. The hens tend to go broody in early summer and will sit devotedly on their nests The breed is easy to contain, not being able to fly low fences very easily. They also stand confinement extremely well – having calm and docile personalities.
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Blue Laced Gold Brahma
Blue Laced Gold Brahma are the pride of the farm. I created this color pattern myself over a period of years and all brahmas with this exact pattern as far as I know originated from my stock.
Note: I had a customer say her birds developed the wrong comb. I used nothing but brahmas to create this color pattern and this is my 7th year with this project. I can't however, be sure that breeders I got my different colors from to develop this color, used strictly brahmas. Sometimes these things express themselves in later years. I have no control over that. If you want a beautiful bird these are great. If you want them to meet a perfect APA standard 100% of the time please shop elsewhere. I will continue to work with these birds in hopes of eliminating any flaws.
These are the largest and gentlest of my Brahmas
Partridge Brahmas are either gold or blue gold. Both colors are produced in my pen.