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Peafowl eggs

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by dixygirl, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. dixygirl

    dixygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well my lovely white peahen started laying eggs today.
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    Her mate is a gorgeous India blue male and they produce what look to be Pied India Blue chicks. Correction: blue x white. I do not want to raise peafowl this year so if anyone wants any of her eggs for hatching let me know by PM

    Dixy
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2009
  2. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    Sending a PM to ya!
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    How much for your peafowl eggs? [​IMG]
     
  4. Fudgie

    Fudgie Hatching Queen - Got Fudge?

    Dang Sorry, DH said I cannot have any ........YET. I will hold on to the Yet part as a cool maybe later on I can get some! [​IMG]
     
  5. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    If the chicks turned out looking blue with white only on the wings and/or chin.. no white anywhere else on body then they were Blue split for White, not Pied.
     
  6. dixygirl

    dixygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is a picture of the father with one chick from last year. The white is mainly on the babies bellies.
    The father is proudly dancing around the 1st egg that is in front of him to our right.
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  7. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes blue split for white. She's showing a white flight feather, and possibly a white spot on chin too.. those are normal for blue split for whites.

    Pieds show white on anywhere else.. back of neck, higher up on the wings, back or on the tail.

    One very confusing issue is the fact that pure pieds can look like blue split whites- pure pieds look blue with a little white on the wings/chin.. but some will also show a little white elsewhere.. I had one pure pied that had a single white tail feather.

    The pieds with patches and streaks of white basically are "1/2 pied 1/2 white' genetically.

    However since we know the parentage of your birds- India Blue x White, no need to guess if they are split white or pure pieds..
     
  8. dixygirl

    dixygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. The babies will be blue split for white then [​IMG]
    PM me for eggs.
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2009
  9. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    No prob.. pretty birds btw!
     
  10. tangotango

    tangotango Out Of The Brooder

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    How much for the eggs.
     

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