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We've got peas!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Christabelle, Mar 14, 2013.

  1. Christabelle

    Christabelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband loves them, so we built a pen and now have peafowl... And I already have a question. The pied is obviously male, and there are two India blue females, but there are four yearlings... Supposedly two of each. One pair of midnight black shoulder and one pair of Spaulding. Can anyone differentiate these, for a newbie?[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG] these are the two I am confused about.
     
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    I see a black shouldered male and an Indian blue male in the photo you posted. I don't see any pied unless the Indian blue is not showing any white as in he is a dark pied.
    Do you have photos of the others you were asking about?
    Congratulations on your new Peas.
    They are really neat birds.
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  3. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello Christabelle and [​IMG], in particular, the corner of BYC where Peas are the Bees Knees!

    Hmm...that boy on the right that Zaz says is IB looks a bit dark to me?
    Might just be the picture, though.
     
  4. Christabelle

    Christabelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my pied
     
  5. Christabelle

    Christabelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]

    The one in the front I think is the midnight black shoulder (split) male- and the whiteish one in this pic I figured was the hen that went with him.
     
  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    The photo is kinda fuzzy but i say he is a spalding what color exactly i am not sure.
     
  7. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    He is Beautiful [​IMG]
     
  8. Christabelle

    Christabelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!! They sure are different birds... So exotic. I throw in mealworms everyone I go out trying to get them to warm up to me. Looks like I have three yearling males and one hen then? How long can I keep the males together? That's again everyone!!
     
  9. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    FYI, the #1 treat around here for getting peas to warm up is blueberries! [​IMG]
     

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