Indian blue X pied

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Oisin, Nov 4, 2016.

  1. Oisin

    Oisin Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a pair of Indian blue peafowl and was going to get a pied peahen to put in with them what would the birds be produced from them
     
  2. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    IB's and IB's split Pied. No Pieds if that is what you were hoping for.
     
  3. Oisin

    Oisin Out Of The Brooder

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    Was hoping to get pieds but ohh well still nice to have a few pied splits
     
  4. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you good looked at your IB peacock .... may be it is a Dark pied!
    Dark pied = some white feathers at the tips of the wings !
     
  5. Oisin

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    No he's not a dark pied he's a pure bred
     
  6. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Maybe, maybe not. A Dark Pied doesn't have to have any white on them at all. I have IB chicks from a pen with an IBBSWE cock over IBWE hens that throw White, Silver Pied, Pied, WE, and some of the IB chicks do not have any white showing on them but we know that both parents carry white so they are Dark Pied.

    There are very, very few 'pure' IBs in the United States.
     
  7. Oisin

    Oisin Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm Europe so I wouldn't know but my birds are top of the range with papers so I think there close to being pure anyway
     
  8. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Oh I am not saying that your birds are or are not 'pure', and being in the UK I have no idea at all. However here in the States it is estimated that nearly 70% of all IB's have some Spaulding in them.
     
  9. Oisin

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    Ohh I understand that's ok but that's interesting to know as well
     
  10. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But I remember seeing in a mistake ... I do not find today!
     

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