Show off your Peas!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Kedreeva, May 27, 2012.

  1. PhoredaBurds

    PhoredaBurds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Excellent idea with the HB egg! They never seem to eat enough crumbles that first week. It's prob helpful too as they associate your hand with good things. Let alone a med delivery device. Smart! I purchased some wing bands & the applier pliers. Just have to muster the courage to use them.
     
  2. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    It is a bit tricky to get used to and not all the applicators work right out of the box. Some modifying of the bands by bending before inserting them into the applicator makes them work easier.

    If you run into trouble start another thread and I will guide you.
     
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  3. PhoredaBurds

    PhoredaBurds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! Will keep you posted.
     
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  4. birdmanmax

    birdmanmax Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's an old cameo male that at the time has no ladies but that doesn't stop him. IMG_3157.JPG IMG_3171.JPG
    Young opal showing off for the first time (or at least the first time I noticed): IMG_3031.JPG And here's a few of one of my black shoulders: IMG_3231.JPG IMG_1819.JPG IMG_1803.JPG IMG_3236.JPG
     

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  5. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    One of my Spaulding Midnight Black Shoulder hens. IMG_1625.JPG
    Love that face!
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  6. PhoredaBurds

    PhoredaBurds Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Midnight is it's own color.
     
  8. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Like BB said, it is its own color but in this case the Spaulding is what makes it stand out.
     
  9. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    So hot outside today! We have the fans going but it didn't seem to be enough to ward off the 105* and the heat index of 120*, so what to do? A quick misting system of course! IMG_1794.JPG
    Pretty simple really, all it took was a three tube hose sprinkler, a drill and a hand full of zip ties.
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    We put up 150 feet of hose in just a few minutes, and the birds went from glumpy to happy. IMG_1812.JPG
    They were like kids in a kiddie pool, the water was beading up on them and they were drinking the fresh cool water off each others backs.
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  10. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Purple Power!
    Low % Spaulding Purple Black Shoulder
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    Purple Silver Pied
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    Purple Black Shoulder Silver Pied
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