Friday, February 3Farming is Life!
Shadow

Tag: brahma chickens for sale

Brahma Chicken Breed Origin, Characteristics, and Behavior

Brahma Chicken Breed Origin, Characteristics, and Behavior

Poultry
Brahma chicken is one of the most popular and expensive chicken breeds in the Philippines. They are hard to find and cost a lot of money to get. A day-old chick would cost around P800 to 1200 and breeders cost around P13 a pair. In this article, we are going to discuss why Brahma are such of high value. History of Brahma Chicken There has been controversy and confusion over the origin of Brahma. It appears to have developed in the United States from large birds, with heavily feathered legs, imported in the 1840s from the Chinese port of Shanghai, and thus known as "Shanghai" birds. The distinctive head shape and pea comb of the Brahma probably result from cross-breeding with Grey Chittagong birds of Malay type, imported from Chittagong in eastern Bengal (now Bangladesh); these characteri...