Purple Peafowl

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Birdrain92, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    I was curious on information on Purple peafowl and what they look like exactly. There's not a lot that I've found out about them as well as appearance. The only thing I know is they are one of the four sex link colors. I'm thinking about getting some next spring if I can find them of course. First though I need to know more than just they are one of the four sex link colors. Also I would like to know a little bit on their genetics. Those that have purple peafowl please post pics and share some knowledge on them please.
     
  2. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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  3. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    India blue peacock next to a purple peacock:

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  4. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Ooh that is a good comparison! I think your purple male is split to black shoulder.
     
  5. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah he seems to, these are screen shots from a short video.
     
  6. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    What does a purple hen look like? I can barely see the train on the purple male do you have a full body shot?
     
  7. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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  8. Garden Peas

    Garden Peas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    new 2, can you put one or more of those comparison photos from Q8 into the database? That is such a great explanation of the difference between the two... though a mention/explanation of the shoulder would be advisable, maybe
     
  9. new 2 pfowl

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    @Garden Peas - good idea, but we would have to get the permission of @q8peafowl .
    I know that some of the wonderful birds he posts pictures of belong to one of his friends. [​IMG]

    What do you think, @q8peafowl ?
     
  10. KsKingBee

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    I posted my little family of Purple BS just last week in its own thread but here are a couple of pics of them.

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