Splading pied vs purple pied which to get

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by mbowling5, Jan 25, 2016.

  1. mbowling5

    mbowling5 New Egg

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    I'm thinking about buying some peafowl and I have the choice between spalding pied and purple pied which is better in your opinion
     
  2. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    You should buy the one YOU like.
     
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  3. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Just as KsKingBee said, it's up to you. Just some wise words from Johnny Depp, pick the second option. If you truly liked the first option than you wouldn't have wanted the second option. Or you could get a Spalding Pied peacock and a Purple Pied hen or the exact opposite.
     
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  4. q8peafowl

    q8peafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Spalding pied is more preferred by many breeders.
     
  5. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Some Spaulding blood will brighten the colors and in most cases add even more color.
     
  6. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it were me, Id get both if I had that option but, the spaulding will always be in demand because of its lineage, the green blood makes them more appealing for sure. Kinda like power windows in a truck, [​IMG].

    Gerald Barker
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2016

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