Blue Brahma project

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by NellaBean, Jul 24, 2010.

  1. NellaBean

    NellaBean Graceland Farms

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    I ended up with a large fowl Blue Cochin hen who has a pea comb. What would be the best way of going about making Blue brahmas? Light Brahma cross?
     
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Black Brahma if you can get your hands on them.
     
  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    I was also going to work on LF Black Brahmas at one point, btw someone here is already working on them becuase they also ended up with a pea combed Splash Cochin rooster. But yes, Light Brahmas would be the easiest ones to get and that would be like breeding to a black in the first cross with your blues.

    There are Black Brahma bantams that someone here also has.
     
  4. NellaBean

    NellaBean Graceland Farms

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    I think that pea combed splash cochin rooster is related to my girl actually, now that you mention it. I don't know that I will ever have the time to do a blue brahma project......just curious the best way to go about it if I ever do.
     
  5. Blue Farms

    Blue Farms New Egg

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    I have a pea combed splash cochin roo with a couple light brahma hens. I have hatched a couple settings from them. Here is a pic of them (not a very good one though) They all seem to be blue so far but are going to have some marking around their necks.
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  6. southerngamebirds1

    southerngamebirds1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm working on a brahma with black neck and tail (like a buff lakenvelder) and buff body
    my male is close to that already, but my female has a speckled chest. Got eggs in bator and I'll go from there
     
  7. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Umm You do know that Buff ( Buff Columbian ) Brahmas already exist dont you ? Or are you going for a more solid black color like the Lakenvelders ?
     
  8. southerngamebirds1

    southerngamebirds1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Solid black neck and tail like lakenvelder The one I have gets many complements. If there are some alreAdy out there I sure would like some stock from them to add to mine
     
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  10. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Quote:Yeah- that was my guy. He came from Thom Dean of MO. He ended up bleeding a ton of red, so I sold him to a local guy. He has him covering a flock of light brahmas. I hope to hear from him next season and see what he came up with. Nellabeans hen came from the same breeder. I wonder if Dean knows about this.
     

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