Black Partridge Brahma??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Uzair Ahmed, Aug 27, 2014.

  1. Uzair Ahmed

    Uzair Ahmed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I couldn't find any thread regarding the black partridge brahmas. Do they even exist? I mean does anyone have em? I've seen Black brahmas but never get to see any black partridge brahma. I'm confused with em. I have a picture of one of Black Partridge Brahma roo. have a look at it and those who have this breed kindly share some experience and pictures with us.[​IMG]
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    In my experience with brahmas - my first and favorite breed - your rooster is not a partridge brahma, he is a dark brahma like my Thor shown here:

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    The yellowing of the white in your brahma's hackle and saddle feathers usually comes from exposure to sunlight.

    I don't know where you live, but in the US there are still only three colors commonly seen - the lights, darks and buffs.
     
  3. Uzair Ahmed

    Uzair Ahmed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thor is beauty :D
    No, this isn't because of sunlight. His hackle and saddle feathers are yellowish.
    Okay let me post another another picture of another pair of Black Partridge Brahma.
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    As you can see, they're nowhere close to Dark Brahma :s
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  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  5. Uzair Ahmed

    Uzair Ahmed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep.. partridge brahmas are totally different from those of which I posted the pictures of. Then what are they? :\ should I buy them?
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    In my humble opinion, the ones you have posted pics of in your second post are mixes of brahma colors...perhaps dark over buff.
     
  7. Uzair Ahmed

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    I think dark over black brahma. Well, if it's comb came out to be a perfect pea comb and it gets close to standard brahmas size, I'll buy it.
     
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    See, you must be in a country other than the US. Again, here in the US there are only three colors that are commonly seen - lights, darks (like my Thor) and buffs. There ARE other colors available, but those three are the most common.
    If it were me and I wanted to be sure and get the prominent personality and size of a standard (large fowl) brahma, I would pass those by in favor of a sure enough brahma, in whichever color I could find. My oldest brahmas are nearly seven years old now and my darks are still the best looking, still laying eggs too.
     
  9. anac1979

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    Hi! I know this thread is a couple of months old but I am looking for Black Brahma (LF) & wanted to know if there was anyone who had some eggs for sale or knew someone who does. Sorry if I'm posting in the wrong area. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Are you looking for true blacks or darks?

    There are a couple of sections that might be of help to you:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/16/chicken-breeders-hatcheries

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/250783/buy-sell-trade-rules-must-read-agree-to-participate-in-bst
     

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