Help with the Color on this Pretty Girl

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Cindy Lou Hoo, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. Cindy Lou Hoo

    Cindy Lou Hoo Hatching

    Mar 23, 2015
    Hey Guys! I purchased this girl at a chicken swap last October and I finally got some good pictures of her. The person I purchased her from thought she was half Chocolate and half Coral Blue ????? I didn't think they could be half one color and half another - well unless they are pied. She has no dots so she is solid. I didn't see her as a keet, she was already full grown. Any help would be great!!! I can't wait for hatching season to start here!!![​IMG]

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  2. MySweetChickens

    MySweetChickens Songster

    Mar 24, 2014
    I read about a color called pastel maybe that's what she is...
  3. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

    Feb 24, 2013
    Natrona County, Wyoming
    From the images posted on the Guinea Fowl International Association site, the closest one resembling your guinea is perhaps the pewter. Since in many of the colors there is a light and dark phase with the hen usually being the darker phase, perhaps she is a dark pewter.

    I expect to have some Coral Blue/Chocolate crosses this year so it will be interesting to see what comes out.
  4. She almost looks like slate. There are SO MANY colors now, some are just "original"!

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