my new peafowl!! is he pied?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by IWantATurbo, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. IWantATurbo

    IWantATurbo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ill see if i can get a better pic. they are still pretty skittish they will be 2 in a couple of months. i hope he gets his train this year but not holding my breath.

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  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    A close up photo would be easer to tell , but it looks to be a young IB male like under a year, i have some here
     
  3. IWantATurbo

    IWantATurbo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they told me he was just about 2 but he does look small for 2. do young ib males have lots of white on there chest under there neck? i will get a better pic tonight for sure.
     
  4. 6littlechickies

    6littlechickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very pretty. Tough to tell age, but young and no train this year for sure.
     
  5. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    here is one of mine at 10 months old.
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    The male in the front in this photo is 6 months old
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  6. IWantATurbo

    IWantATurbo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine looks just like that, so those are just whats left of his baby feathers??
     
  7. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    yea those are baby feathers,
    i took a photo of my pied male i will post one for you when i get them download them, he is under a year but his feathers are white on his breast
     
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  8. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Here is my pied he will be a year old in july, i think he is a white eyed as all his tail feathers are frosted at the ends but time will tell. Funny thing is neither of his parents had any white like a pied or split white but the breeder gets these pieds out of the mating.
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  9. MinxFox

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    Yep it looks like just a young peacock. If you watch him for a while you will notice his chest will start to have less and less white feathers and get more dark feathers in their place. Also he will start to get some blue under his chin and upper neck.
     
  10. IWantATurbo

    IWantATurbo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for all the info guys!!! i was hoping he was a pied thats what i really want but oh well.
     

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