The Brahma Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a large, fancy breed of domestic fowl.
The Brahma Chicken, originally from Asia, is brown with black tail feathers, although the colour can vary. The colour varieties are buff, light, or dark. The light Brahma Chickens have a lot of white feathers with black neck feathers, called hackles. The dark Brahma Chickens are dark grey. Buff Brahma Chickens are a golden brown colour.
It has a red pea comb, feathered legs and feathered feet.
Females lay about 3 medium-sized, brown eggs per week.
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