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New Brahmas
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Ispywith · 23/03/2012 21:23

Just bought home two lovely pol Brahmas! Very excited, they seem lovely a calm even now! Already have a Dorking (very flighty) & a speckledy Sussex who is tame. We got them for the kids really because of their temperament. Does anyone else have them? Are they tame/friendly and how many eggs do you get a week? Also do you do anything special with their feet? Bit worried about feathery feet!

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Brambleschooks · 23/03/2012 22:07

How gorgeous, my friend has them and loves them. I have Cochins which are very similar, I adore their calm natures. I washed my pekin's feet the other day as they were a bit claggy, even thugh their run is covered.

Lost my deawr old speakledy today to old age, a good girl, she was.

Keep their run dry in bad weather and check feet regularly to make sure they're not getting balls of grot under which can cause bumble foot.

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maree1 · 01/04/2012 01:01

Brahmas have the best of temperaments. Even males together will rarely get upset with one another.

You will never have any problem with their feathery feet. On the contrary they get less problems with leg scaly mites.

They are pure breeds and will be less intesive layers than some others - they will shut down as layers in the winter months.

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