Peafowl Colors, Patterns, Genetics (Pictures)

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Kedreeva, Jul 22, 2010.

  1. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    So since I have been reading around and a lot of the posts to this particular forum are about colors and the genetics that result in colors, I was wondering if we might compile a large list of the colors (with pictures for all of eggs, chicks, young ones, and adults, males and females) and genetic possibilities of various colors for a sticky post. Since there are literally a couple hundred mutations (or so some places have said), it would be nice to have one place to see them all.

    I can start to get together pictures, if you guys would not mind chipping in pictures for use of your own birds and colors. Pics of all stages of life would be welcome, and I would like to be able to re-host on a flickr account made just for this thread (so I could access all links and be sure they would stay active for this first post, nothing worse than finding {this image is no longer in existence} when you finally find the pic you need). Of course credit would be given to the individual photographer.
     
  2. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, if you would like see almost all the Varieties of Peafowl visit www.leggspeafowl.com

    And most all of the eggs look the same, some may be a little bigger then others.

    There are 225 Varieties of Peafowl as of now.
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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  4. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    I'm aware there are sites with some of the peafowl varieties listed and pictures of some of the color schemes. But for example, Leggs doesn't have pictures of all the sorts theylist, and they're completely lacking some colors- in particular the sort I was looking to see. On top of that, it would be nice to have a sticky thread with our own peafowl with references to these places as well, where someone coming can take a look before asking. It was just a thought, but if you aren't interesting in compiling this then I guess that's ok too.
     
  5. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    more than likely if Leggs doesn't have them, they have not been bred yet. little over a hundred have , but not all by a long shot.

    You can see all colors and all patterns.

    Not all colors have been bred in all patterns................it can take 6 years or more to add a color to a pattern....then to have a bird with more patterns in a new color...

    like a charcoal spalding BS. w.e. pied.
     
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  6. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    COLORS.

    1. green
    2. blue
    3. white
    4. cameo
    5. charcoal
    6. purple
    7. bronze
    8. peach
    9. opal
    10. midnight
    11. jade
    12. taupe
    13. Sonja's violeta

    PATTERNS.

    1. barred wing
    2. solid wing(black shoulder)
    3. pied
    4.white eye
    5.silver pied


    First you can double all by just cross with the green....spalding.

    one bird can have 3 patterns.

    so you can see all these colors and patterns, just alot of birds have not been bred yet.

    like i have peach in bs, w.e.,silver pied ,pied, barred wing , and spalding in a few. but dont have a peach with all 3 patterns, don't think anyone does. peach spalding bs silver pied.
     

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