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Asking for my youngest son, how's his Dark Brahma look for 4-H shows?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by DarkUnicorn, Feb 13, 2009.

  1. DarkUnicorn

    DarkUnicorn Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2008
    Walden, NY
    He's hoping to show this girl in the summer, she's 5 months old.

    Hard to get pictures she's camera shy....





    She is from a local breeder, not a hatchery bird.
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Looks pretty to me, but the pics are small.
  3. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

    Jan 4, 2009
    Claremore, OK
    She's a bit small for a show bird, but will do alright if someone is judging that doesn't know the standard.

    Hate to say it...but she came from hatchery stock. She might be a generation or two away from the hatchery stock, but she looks to come from hatchery lines.

    Here's a photo of one of Joachim's gold-pencilled females. Just substitute the coloration of yours (silver) for hers (gold).

    I did find a dark brahma on his page, but she was out of condition from his endless breeding projects! lol
    Last edited: Feb 13, 2009
  4. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

    Jan 1, 2008
    I dont know much about brahmas but she looks like she has a nice feather pattern. In one of the pics it looks like she has a nice head.

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