Peacock x Chicken hybrid?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by casportpony, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Just found this thread:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/777160/peacock-x-chicken-hybrid

    Any comments?

    -Kathy
     
  2. msmolly

    msmolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW Wow Wow! So cool- is that even possible? I keep wondering if theres a chance the wild Turkey on my property would X with my Peafowl. (We joke that we'll call them Purkey... or Peakeys....
    Has this ever happened? Are there other Peafowl avian crosses? So interesting.
     
  3. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    There is a site in either Central or South America that has a lot of strange crossings that I ran across a few months ago. I think they did AI to get the job done. If I had more time today I would look for the site, perhaps tomorrow...
     
  4. Monaschicks

    Monaschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my that is so beautiful. To make it to 8 or 9 years old is amazing. Perfect name.
     
  5. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken X Guinea :

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    Peacock X Guinea :

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  6. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hybrid effect ... hybrid vigor :

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  7. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep I have seen that thread before. Pretty strange. I want a peafowl x Ostrich cross so that I can have a big pretty bird to ride around on.[​IMG]

    What always amazed me about that cross is how the feathers all look to be the color of a chicken's feathers and even the face looks more chicken but the feather shape looks more peafowl and the size is of course peafowl. I wonder what kind of noises it makes?
     

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