Peafowl / Guinea Hybrid

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by oldguy, May 12, 2009.

  1. oldguy

    oldguy Out Of The Brooder

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    I know a guy who hatches an occasional peafowl / guinea cross by running peacocks with his guineas. He says you have to incubate about a hundred guinea eggs to get one to hatch and sometimes it won't live, but when it does, it usually does well.


    He also crosses an occasional pheasant with a chicken and has one of those now.

    It's not something i would want to try, but interesting none-the-less.
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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  3. Duck Keeper

    Duck Keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I saw that before, but is it just me, or does the naked neck x guinea look like a vulture? o_O;
     
  4. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    I thought the poor little thinkg looked like a vulture too. Wierd. [​IMG]
     
  5. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    Ugh creepy vulture looking things! Ish!
     
  6. Ricky Crawford

    Ricky Crawford Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just wondering what kind of noise would come out of that cross?
     
  7. spectrumranch

    spectrumranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Our peafowl/guinea crosses did not make much noise at all. Our guinea/chicken crosses are usually more vocal, it sounds like a squeaky guinea.

    Randy

    www.spectrumranch.net or www.sosranch.net
     
  8. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Randy, one common thing said about those hybrids is that they don't live past a couple years.. has that been your experience?

    Also what colors peafowl & guineas crossed? I wonder about white peafowl x white guinea & pied x white etc.. as this is a good way to find out if the color mutations are homologies or not....(if white pea x white guinea= white hybrids it shows the white are "the same" in both)
     
  9. Mary Of Exeter

    Mary Of Exeter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those turken guineas DO look like vultures! And look at the picture in the 4th row from the top. Looks like a hawk! [​IMG]
     
  10. muscovy94

    muscovy94 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hey do you have any pics of your hybrids? And another thing, do you AI or do you just let them run together? I've wanted to try this for a long time. They are so neat looking.
     

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