IB with green shoulders?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by draftiemama, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. draftiemama

    draftiemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had this guy for over ten years and he gets greener every year. Is he crossed with something?

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  2. Arbor

    Arbor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You tend to see a lot of this occurring in older birds. I've also heard theories that it may be somewhat derived from hybridising with green peafowl.
     
  3. pedda munnangi

    pedda munnangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    some times India blue split blackshoulder males show some green on shoulders like this. I had one last year similar
     
  4. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes ... coming from IB black shoulder cross.
    Here IB black shoulder ..... who's not so black !

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  5. BYC-user-174785

    BYC-user-174785 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dany12, do you have a picture of that whole IB BS peacock?
     
  6. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think, they are totally.... ordinary .... IB black shoulder peacocks !

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    Not all are peafowl !
     
  7. BYC-user-174785

    BYC-user-174785 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The iridescence is stunning. I like those ducks, cayugas, right?
     
  8. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a guy trying to give me some of those ducks, They are beautiful just not sure if I want or need ducks.
     
  9. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Those are pretty ducks.
    If i had to keep ducks in a pen i would not have them, they are so messy [​IMG] geese also.
     
  10. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Yes they are Zaz. On both counts. I just love those pics and the way the colors match up Dany! [​IMG] Thanks so much for posting them. Wow! Again Just too cool to me.[​IMG]
     
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