Charcoals

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by fandancer, Aug 29, 2013.

  1. fandancer

    fandancer Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah, I finally have peachicks!! Last week we had a hatch of 5. Three dark chicks and 2 that are yellow. What are the yellow chicks going to be? Parents are both B split char. Thanks!
     
  2. BYC-user-174785

    BYC-user-174785 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! Pease post pictures if you can. I do like Charcoals.... Usually yellow peachicks mean white or black shoulder.
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  3. pedda munnangi

    pedda munnangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both parents must be split to Blackshoulder to get Blackshoulder chicks.The same with white. and charcoal. Do the parents have white flight feathers ? If so you got white chicks.
     
  4. fandancer

    fandancer Out Of The Brooder

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    Both parents do have white flights. So they are split to white as well as charcoal?
     
  5. pedda munnangi

    pedda munnangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes , They are split to white, consequently, you got some white chicks. At the same time, these parents can also be split to charcoals, in which case, they produce some charcoal chicks also.
     
  6. fandancer

    fandancer Out Of The Brooder

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    So, the white chicks are they split charcoal as well?...will they produce charcoal chicks if mated with another bird with charcoal genes?
     
  7. fandancer

    fandancer Out Of The Brooder

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    These are they!!!!
     
  8. pedda munnangi

    pedda munnangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not necessarily, The white looking chicks, may or may not carry a charcoal gene. It is only a chance. When it does, it is together with a white gene A white looking peacock if carrying a charcoal gene also, can produce some charcoal split white chicks, if mated with a hen that is split to charcoal. A white looking peahen split to charcoal can produce charcoal split white chicks, if mated with a charcoal male. By the by, the pure charcoal peahens do not lay egg, even if they do lay one or two, they will not be fertile. Therefore, it is necessary that a hen must be split to charcoal, to get charcoal chicks.. The pure charcoal males are fertile though.
     
  9. fandancer

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    What if the charcoal hen is split to white (she has white flights) is she fertile?
     
  10. pedda munnangi

    pedda munnangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes,
     

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