Are brahmas skiddish??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hd_darcy, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Or all a little crazy? Oh man. I have 4 baby chicks right now. 1 Brahma, 1 Ameraucana, 2 Silkies. The brahma is nuts! He freaks out and won't hardly let you touch him.. GRR.. he drives me nuts.. And, yes, I think he's a little roo..GRRR.. My Ameraucana is the sweetest little thing, but she was the only one I hatched out and I think that's why she's "the best" LOL...

    Would love to hear your thoughts / facts on brahmas. Thank you!
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    No, it's just a skittish chick. I've never had a skittish or flightly Brahma. My Easter Eggers, however (what your "Ameraucana" is) can be flightly as a chick, then calm down as a hen. So don't worry, he or she will eventually settle. My Brahmas, of all my ooh 10 breeds in my flock, are the most docile and calm of the bunch. [​IMG]
     
  3. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My brahma is the least skittish thing EVER and he is a roo always been my cuddle bug
     
  4. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Give it some time...eventually he will wind up being the most outgoing bird in your flock! [​IMG]
     
  5. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was robbed! [​IMG] GRRR..... I also had a set of chicks that were all cochins. One of them were "crazy" too. He still is now that he's a few months old..GRRR..
     
  6. hd_darcy

    hd_darcy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks! I hope so, because I think he's going to be soooo pretty. My son adores black and white chickens, and he will be our only one.
     
  7. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    OMG, my Brahmas (when I had them) and my Partridge Cochins now are so sweet and gentle...even as babies. YOu might have a "Lady GaGa" on your hand....lol...free spirited and wild child.
     
  8. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I keep Brahmas mainly because they are SO easy to handle and 'tame'

    I've never had a nasty one.....and I've got some very big roos. They tend to become more and more laid back with time.

    I think you are just unlucky....but he could well calm down when he leaves it adolescence and turn into a mellow big fellow.

    Good Luck,

    Sandie
     
  9. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    D'Angelo N Va. :

    OMG, my Brahmas (when I had them) and my Partridge Cochins now are so sweet and gentle...even as babies. YOu might have a "Lady GaGa" on your hand....lol...free spirited and wild child.

    OH I heart lady gaga...maybe i'll name my wild child loud egg singing new wellie after her... lol what do you think??

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Mrsfoote

    Mrsfoote Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Laurel Montana
    [​IMG] Here's my almost 6 month old Brahma roo Goose as you can see he is NOT skittish at all Camera Hog
     

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