This perfect backyard chicken breed is named for India’s Brahmaputra River. The breed probably came to the U.S. on Nineteenth Century sailing ships, or it may have been developed here from other Asian breeds. Hens weigh about 5-6 pounds with loose fluffy feathers that make them look bigger. Feathers cover their feet and shanks, keeping them warm in winter. Their docile, gentle, and quiet temperament makes them one of the best breeds around children. Hens lay about 200 medium-sized brown eggs annually, sometimes go broody, and are attentive mothers.
Production: 200 Medium Brown Eggs/Year
Temperament: Calm, Friendly, Docile
Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy
Comb Type: Pea Comb
Next available shipping date: December 13, 2023
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