IB Peafowl...what does that mean?...

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by critters, Jan 31, 2012.

  1. critters

    critters Chillin' With My Peeps

    Does IB stand for ....Indian Blue .....or India Blue .....or Indigo Blue???

    I have found something under each listing...

    I always thought it was Indigo Blue but now just not sure..........what color is my peacock??
  2. Arbor

    Arbor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 14, 2011
    Depends on who you talk to or what source you are looking at, but India Blue peafowl (as it is seen in Delacour's pheasants of the world) or Indian Blue peafowl are both correct. Have never seen birds listed as Indigo Blue, however, there is an Indigo peafowl available from Roughwood Aviaries.
  3. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 16, 2010
    Pensacola, FL
    IB is an abbreviation for India blue. Just putting down IB can be really helpful when you have a bird with a long variety name like: IB charcoal pied split to blackshoulder. Sometimes you just don't want to write it all out. Sometimes you will see abbreviations like that and BS which is blackshoulder. Sometimes I get confused with it too like you wonder does SP mean silver pied or spalding pied? [​IMG]
  4. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2011
    Sometimes the name of the variety is not really appropriate .... for me Indigo is more than blue .... a SUPER blue !....so disappointment !
  5. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
    india blue as a type of peafowl from INDIA.

    they come in many colors and patterns...blue, is just one of the colors , indigo blue i think will be one of the new colors added.

    alot of us get lazy when typing names out......myself top ot that list....ad that to all the other short cut on the forum.

    My DIL DM an DB think my peach SP BS WE is the best looking peacock.My GS like his buddy the IB BS PIED WE Peacock. lol heck got me lmao with this post.

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