Conservation status Watch
Breed Info
Recognized by APA Admitted to APA in 1874
APA class Asiatic
Recognized Breed by ABA yes
Has Bantam Counterpart yes
Chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus)

The Brahma is an Asian dual-purpose breed. They are good winter layers of brown eggs. The hens sometimes break the eggs with their weight if they set their clutch. They have feathered feet. The Brahma is a heavy breed, with roosters weighing 12 pounds, only outweighed by the 13 pound Jersey Giant rooster.