Peachicks-color?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by lorad, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. lorad

    lorad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are two peachicks my hens hatched for me (5/20/10)- I bought the eggs on ebay and they were hens choice- options for parentage are: balck shoulder, cameo white eyed pied, purple black shoulder, midnight black shoulder, silver, or jade. Both chicks are brown with orangish tan wing feathers, and one has a few white feathers in its wings. I'm thinking black shoulders- can you tell any of the other colors before adult plumage? Probably too soon to sex also?

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  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Sorry look like blues last one white eye. no blackshoulder of any color. may be split to BS.


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  3. lorad

    lorad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm happy to have live chicks instead of unhatched eggs no matter what color! I traded a few chickens for some yearling IB hens yesterday, so now I'm the proud owner of 4 peafowl... Hopefully one of the chicks will be male... Also have 3 viable eggs under Sweetie-my best broody Phoenix hen. Thanks for the info [​IMG]
     

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