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Need help on the color of a hen.

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by SDpeafowl, Mar 11, 2012.

  1. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wondering what the color of this hen is. When I bought her the guy said she was a Cameo. I was recently looking a peafowl photos and found some cameo hens and most of the hens in the photos seemed to be a lot darker than her. Is this just a lighter cameo or a different color? I find that she kind of resembles a peach or opal hen. What are you thoughts. Photo links below.
    Thanks

    http://i1193.photobucket.com/albums/aa350/nwaboeing/DSCN1345.jpg

    http://i1193.photobucket.com/albums/aa350/nwaboeing/DSCN1338.jpg
     
  2. Arbor

    Arbor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a cameo to me. Peach would be much lighter colour in the neck and opal is basically light grey.
     
  3. 6littlechickies

    6littlechickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is a cameo. Pretty bird!
     
  4. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    She's so pretty!

    Excuse me for changing the subject, especially since this is something I know nothing about, but I'm wondering about her toenails. They seem so long, do you trim them? I've never seen my peas have nails so long that their toes turned, but they are free range so probably walk more and wear down their nails.

    I'm only asking because I'd like to learn more about bird care and maintenance, and I really don't know anything about bird nails.
     
  5. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Cameo......guess white eye......cameo color fade under sun light..
     
  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Very pretty girl [​IMG]
    She looks like my cameo.mine just turned 9 months old.
     
  7. UMARKHANMARDAN

    UMARKHANMARDAN New Egg

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    100 % cameo
     
  8. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now that I look at more pictures, she does look like the others. I feel stupid now. [​IMG]
    As for the toenails. I have never trimmed them before but it does look like they need to be. What do you all use to trim the nails? and how close do you go?
     

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