Peafowl colors?!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by neener92, Nov 30, 2016.

  1. neener92

    neener92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I lost my black shoulder cock one night this week to the neighbors dog. That situation has been resolved but now I'm looking at getting bother cock, mostly just as a pet/yard ornament. Anyway, I have he opportunity to get one or two of these colors, India blue, black shoulder, opal black shoulder and purple Spaulding black shoulder.... I'm having one heck of a time looking up the last two colors...this breeder doesn't have a way to send pictures and I was wanting them to meet me to save some time and travel... anyone have pictures?!
     
  2. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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  3. neener92

    neener92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is super helpful!!! Now I need to decide if I want two different colored cocks or a male/female pair... the ones I'm looking at are 6months old.
     
  4. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Opal Black Shoulder cock coming three.


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    Lo % Spaulding Purple Black shoulder cock.

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    India Blue BlackShoulder cock.

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  5. neener92

    neener92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Goodness! They're all gorgeous! Now I guess I should decide which pair I want...
     
  6. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Why? Just get em all!
     
  7. Midnightman14

    Midnightman14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It also depends on what you want the chicks to look like if you do get a pair. With only a couple exceptions if you breed a bird that's not an IB to an IB bird you won't get any mutations as chicks.
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    @KsKingBee , one of the hens that my friend has looks gray all over, just like they gray on this cock of yours. Are opal hens gray like this?
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    Above photo by KsKingBee

    -Kathy
     
  9. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Opal Silver Pied cock and hen with normal Opal hens in the next coop.

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    Opal hens with IBSP cock

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    Opal hen and IBSP cock

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  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Okay... will try to get some pictures of her and you can let me know what you think.

    -Kathy
     
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