Color question...

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  1. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are female peas when they get color on their necks? My little girl is going to be 5 months old on the 14th, so far all of her colors are various shades of brown and tan.
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    My IB girls have had color for quite some time. The oldest girl hatched 6-23 and the youngest girl hatched 8-4. I'll see if I can find some pictures with dates and ages. Is you girl an IB?
     
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  4. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love that picture! Did it used to be your avatar, or did you post it before? It looks familiar. I love the way she looks like she's looking at her weight!

    I honestly have no idea what color mine is. I'll have to get some updated pics and see if anyone has any ideas. I had her mother (silver pied) in with a dark pied male and their 2 year old silver pied son last summer so don't know which one is the father.
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Yeah, that used to be my avatar pic.

    I went through some pictures of mine and found one of Orange (7-23) and Pink (8-26). Orange is about 2 months old in this picture and you can already see her green neck feathers.
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  6. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went up and looked really closely at Maya... if I have a bright light and it catches her at the right angle I can see small bits of color. Here are some pics I took today, please excuse the mess. The dish that needs washed is actually just there to keep her from flipping the inside dish over (she loved to do that). If you enlarge the top pic you might see the flecks of color. Not near as much color as yours had at 2 months casportpony, and she'll be 5 months in a week. I really don't know what to think of her? I love her anyhow...

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  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    She's very cute!
     
  8. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, I just wish she would let me know what color she is! [​IMG]
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    She doesn't look like an IB to me, but my experience is limited to the ones I have raised and the ones I have watched grow at the feed store, which adds up to around 30. :D
     
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