Wanting a Pied Blue Hen

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by mastinochickie, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. ChickenLadyinMI

    ChickenLadyinMI New Egg

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    Good luck finding your new girl !
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  2. mastinochickie

    mastinochickie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks [​IMG] its like finding a needle in a haystack at this point! [​IMG]
     
  3. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    If your goal is to breed pied chicks, a white hen, or hen split for white(an IB with white flights) or a dark pied hen will work. You'll get most pieds from your pied male with another pied hen but for example, pied bred with white will give you 1/2 pied and 1/2 white offspring... Anyways, hope you find what you want! Have you tried the UPA breeders directory? (united peafowl association)
     
  4. mastinochickie

    mastinochickie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your reply. I have not tried UPA and will google it now.

    My male is out of a Blue male & a White female, but now the more i learn, she may have been a black shoulder. The male is only 1 year old.


    Im gonna try to upload a pic of my male and a pic of the parents and let me know what you think! I would like to produce Pieds. But of course they are all gorgeous.

    My boy about 10m with his Brother:
    (Both their bellies are speckled white)

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    His parents:

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  5. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That hen is a black shoulder
     
  6. mastinochickie

    mastinochickie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! Thats what I thought. The person I got him from said she was a white..
    Soo any suggestions for a mate? Should I just get a white hen or try something else? Silver Pied?
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2011
  7. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your young male, from what I can tell is not an IB Pied. Since his father is an India Blue and the mother is black-shoulder, their offspring would be India Blue split to Black-shoulder. All my young males' bellies are speckled white too. If it was an IB Pied there would be more patches of white. Here is a picture of my 1 yr Pied male:
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    and here is a picture of him and my 1 yr old IB male, he has the white on his belly just like yours.
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  8. DMFarm

    DMFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A white hen will not get you any pieds you could get a blue hens and hatch all india blue or a blackshoulder hen and hatch both india blue and blackshoulder. In order to get pieds your males would have to carry a pied gene.
     
  9. greenbird

    greenbird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow I really like the pen the parents are in [​IMG]
     

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