6-Week-Olds: Buff Brahma (Large Fowl)

Buff Brahma
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Don't have the time, equipment or inclination to care for chicks? Or were you ready for fresh eggs yesterday? This is the tickets! At 6-7 weeks old, these started pullets are ready to go outdoors, with no heat or special care requirements. Another wonderful benefit is that our juveniles are sexed twice, once at hatch and again at 6 weeks, which reduces your chance of ending up with roosters. Our six-week started pullets are floor-raised and socialized with humans, vaccinated for Marek's disease, and their beaks are intact--we never trim.

Brahmas are gentle sweeties with feathered legs and feet and profuse, fluffy feathering. Large fowl Brahmas are very large chickens but tend to be calm, friendly birds that make great pets. This is the "buff" colored variety.

They are tolerant of both heat and cold, and lay a fair number of eggs depending on their age (3 or so a week). They do occasionally go broody. Be forewarned: their large size can lead to broken eggs, so be sure to pad the nests generously, and gather frequently! The other side of that coin is that, due to their size, they're considered to be a good dual purpose breed, too!

All Started Pullets are shipped USPS Express Mail.

**Please do not immediately turn your started pullets out with an existing flock. Read why, here.