Peafowl / Guinea Hybrid

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

  1. oldguy

    oldguy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 11, 2009
    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

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
  3. Duck Keeper

    Duck Keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2009
    Out in the Boonies
    I saw that before, but is it just me, or does the naked neck x guinea look like a vulture? :hmm;
  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

    Jan 6, 2009
    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 or
  8. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 13, 2008
    Sun City, California
    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

    Apr 10, 2009
    Rowan County, NC
    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

    Nov 11, 2008
    Vicksburg, MS
    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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