Backyard Brahmas!!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by SD Bird Lady, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. Vickis Girls

    Vickis Girls Chirping

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    Hi everyone! I'd been wondering how I was going to recruit some more of you without offending the "true to breed" enthusiasts Actually, I think we'd be doing them a favor. So welcome aboard, and thanks so much for coming!

    Sjisty, I was so envious when I saw everyone buying up your hatching eggs! My dream flock would be one or two of all the different colors. You have some beautiful birds!

    SD Bird Lady, I think this might catch on. Thank you so much for starting this thread!
    Vicki
     
  2. ladyrsanti

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    Funny how it was kinda the other way around.
     
  3. I started this after a very "heated" argument over someone's "hatchery" birds. However, I didn't want to announce it on that thread for fear of backlash so glad we are getting some more followers!
     
  4. annewandering

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    What is this about insults to hatchery chickens? Isnt that pretty much where anyone starts to be sure if they have the right breed? I cant see starting with $100 dollar birds. I would like to play around with some breeding but I want it to be my plans not someone elses. Birds should suit me not some 'fashionista'. :)
     
  5. Vickis Girls

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    I remember that argument. They even shut down the thread overnight so people could cool off. If I remember right, it wasn't so much hachery birds, as it was the "project" Brahmas.
    Lets all make it a point to check in here daily if we can. This could be a really good thing!
     
  6. Vickis Girls

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    Ah, so true!! There are so many dynamics involved, it's impossible to start at the top and still be able to enjoy chicks. I could buy hatching eggs from a breeder, but I could end up with half of them being roos, I couldn't cull one. So people like me are left with no choice(that I know of) except to order female hatchery chicks. I see it as a pretty good alternative.

    Hey, annewandering, thanks for coming to the new thread[​IMG]
     
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  7. That was it I couldn't remember the topic exactly but I remember it happening.
     
  8. So, I think a good start since this is a fairly new thread, would be to follow sjisty and post pics of our lovely birds. I will have to go get some pics of them when I put them to bed and will add them later. Remember if we can't see it.....it doesn't exist.
     
  9. ladyrsanti

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    LOL! That's my philosophy as well. I'm all visual so pictures are paramount to descriptions.
     
  10. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

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    Here's another pic. My first Brahma, Rocky. I posted him on the Brahma thread a few years ago and was horrified at all the faults that were pointed out on him. I think he's beautiful, anyway! Now, he's an old man, crippled with arthritis, and is living out the rest of his life in his own private coop and run.
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