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My New Peach Trio

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Yoda, Dec 11, 2012.

  1. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My new Trio of Peaches - 1 male 2 females arrives tomorrow. I can't wait, I am finally getting my peaches [​IMG] Pictures to follow tomorrow night after work LOL
     
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Is it tomorrow yet?
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  3. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Haha Zaz! [​IMG]

    Ooh new peafowl are soo exciting! So will they be old enough to breed this upcomming summer?
     
  4. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here they are. I just took them out of the box:
    Males is in back and hen is in front:
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    Second hen under light:
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    Showing them inside the cage in my basement:
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    Then all eating within 10 minutes of being out of box:
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    Them not so happy I am taking pics while they eat LOL:
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    Then hen in front of the male on the left has a few white feathers on her wings. Only like one or two but they are not the flight feathers just small wing feathers LOL I hope that stays and she gets more white on her as she gets older.
     
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2012
  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    WOW they look almost like my cameo, she has white flight feathers also.
    Do they have light and dark featrhering like my cameo?

    How are peach colors produced?
    I wished i could see them in person, There is a fella a few towns over from me that was said here to have peaches, but when i asked him about cameos and peaches all he said was he never had cameos but would never answer wheather he actually had peaches.
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  7. Trefoil

    Trefoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great, Thanks for the pictures Yoda. I hope you have great luck with them.
     
  8. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    http://www.leggspeafowl.com/history_of_peach_peafowl.htm

    I was given this link by the person giving me a cameo male and peach hen. He likes to work on peach and I said I would be glad to help. He knows nothing about genetics and has asked me to research some of it for him. He has several pairs of peach he is keeping and I am sure I will learn more as time goes on but for now it is all brand spanking new to me.
     
  9. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    They are beautiful!!! I know you are too excited for words! Can't stop staring at them, can you? I know I am that way!
     
  10. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Really cool.
     

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