Do I have Brahmas?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by matta, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. matta

    matta New Egg

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    Hello - Great forum! This is my first post but I've been reading "anonymously" for a while now. I keep alpacas and have acquired 10 chickens from a livestock auction. I have them in a 4' x 8' coop with a 16' x 8' outdoor pen. I'm curious to know what the experts think I have here. I know this isn't a great picture but it's all I could get while it's dark out. :)

    These guys do have feathers on their feet if that helps. Since I got them from an auction I really know nothing about them or their history. Also - If anyone has an idea of their approximate age that would be great as well. I know I have at least 3 roosters. I guess I'll see how they get along and make changes as necessary. Thanks in advance!

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  2. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see a beard on the one in the middle with his head up, so not pure brahma. Could be Brahma/Easter egg cross.
    I see at least 2-3 roosters.

    indiviual pictures from the side are best, they look old enough for the roosters to have their pointed hackle(neck) and saddle(back) feathers to come in.
     
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  3. matta

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    Okay - I'll try to get some profile pics in the daylight. Thanks for the info!
     
  4. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    these are what saddle feathers look like on a 4-ish month old cockeral.

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    heres another (age unknown, not my bird)
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  5. matta

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    Here's a better picture.

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