Any ideas what color?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Danny39, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. Danny39

    Danny39 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This little chick hatched July 2nd from eggs I purchased at a swap meet, out of 4 this is the only one that hatched. Any ideas what color this chick might grow up to be? He/she is very yellow with white wings and the 2 little brownish red stripes down his back and behind his head. There is a little color in the tail as well. Thank you in advance! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Silver pied and congrats on the baby. [​IMG]
     
  3. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure looks like a Blue Silver Pied.
    That's the bad thing about getting eggs and not knowing what they came from, Ether way you do have a Nice looking peachick.
     
  4. Danny39

    Danny39 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys, can anybody post a pic of an adult Peacock and Peahen in these colors?
     
  5. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Danny39

    Danny39 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep...I would say Blue Silver Pied! Thanks for the website suggestion. I have him in with 2 little bantam chicks for company and I am feeding 24% gamebird starter, it is currently non medicated but they are in a brooder on pine shavings....do you see any problem with this? I am a little worried about the bantams getting to much protein. What is your opinion of medicated vs. non-medicated starter? The bantams are about 3 weeks old now and they were on a medicated starter until I put the peachick with them.
     
  7. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:We use 20% medicated chick starter made by Dumor from Tractor Supply this will be good for all your chicks.
     
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  8. Danny39

    Danny39 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is what I use for the chicken chicks, but I have read so many conflicting recommendations, anywhere from 20% to 30% for peachicks. Medicated/Non-medicated. Maybe I will just mix the 2 and hope for the best! Thanks for all your help.
     
  9. coloradopeafowl

    coloradopeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its a silver pied. Could be silver pied i any color but for sure a silver pied.

    Here is what my newest blue silver pied looks like, he is the one on the left, on the right is a Spalding BS chick.

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  10. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    some of my blue silver pied peacocks

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