Keet ID?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by chickortreat, May 30, 2010.

  1. chickortreat

    chickortreat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My brother-in-law gave me seven keets the other day that he had hatched. He's got five pearls, two whites and one brown guinea. The keets are all brown with darker streaks on their heads/necks. Can anyone identify the variety by this description? I'm hoping for pearls, but will take what I can get.
     
  2. cracking up

    cracking up Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They sound like pearls - a picture would be good.
     
  3. Finn's Mom

    Finn's Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep I agree. Do they look like this? These are pearls, the most common, just a few days old.
     
  4. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    gray pearls
     
  5. chickortreat

    chickortreat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I haven't had a chance to get a pic...that's what mine look like.
     
  6. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what 3 of mine look like but 2 look like that but have an all white face and one of them also has some white wing feathers coming in.. Anyone know what the ones with the white faces and white wings would be? (the rest of thiet bodies are striped like in the photos)
     
  7. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. From the photos it looks like I might have 3 pearl grey and 2 royal purple [​IMG]
     
  9. TurkeyMountainChickens

    TurkeyMountainChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The keets with white feathers could also be pieds. the royal purple should loose white feathers, while pied guineas will have white areas for life.
     
  10. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    Oh darn the 2 might be pied then! I don't know, I guess I will have to wait and see if thier feathers moult to a different color. Rats I was really happy because I thought I was getting some purples or at least some other color LOL!! Ah well..they will be loved anyways [​IMG]
     

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