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Color?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by GuineaLady93, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are there different names for different colors of peacocks? If there are what are some?
    Also, what color is my peacock?
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  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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  3. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How long will it be before he grows his long tail feathers? He is about 7 or 8 month old now.
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  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    He will get his colors and a short train(what most call tail) at 2 yr old ,need to been 3 yr old to get the ong train, he will breed at 2 yr old if you have a peahen.
     
  5. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:For my graduation present this year my aunt got me this peacock and and a little girl the was smaller than he was (they were about 1 month) and I had them in a crate inside the pen were my chickens were. That first night she got through the bars and got out of the crate and the chickens killed her. [​IMG]
    I am hoping to get another girl maybe next year. At what age will the hens start laying?
     
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I would not keep them with your chickens as chickens can carry diseases that can kill peafowl . Females usually breed about 2 years of age...
     
  7. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The chickens were only about 3 months old and I had them separate. It was just the little girl squeezed through the wire. Now my one little boy is in the pen with my guineas. The babies love him, and he thinks he is a guinea. [​IMG]
     
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  8. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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  9. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OMG thats the most interested think ive seen, the guinea with the easter egger rooster for the father looks so cool!@!! i am going to try that next time i see keets for sale...raise them with chicks. Wow totally crazy! thanks for sharing that deerman [​IMG]
     

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