What are Spalding peafowl?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Muscovies, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. Muscovies

    Muscovies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do they have a java gene in them or is it something else?

    Thanks
     
  2. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Spalding peafowl are hybrids. They are a cross between the two wild types of peafowl, the green and blue. Some spaldings look more like greens, some look more like blues, and some look exactly in-between. It all depends on the amount of green blood they have. The higher the green blood, the more green they will look.

    Here is some info on spaldings:
    http://database.amyspeacockparadise.com/spalding.shtml

    They are tall like greens too and will normally have yellow on their face, a tighter crest, ect.[​IMG]
     
  3. Muscovies

    Muscovies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks MinxFox for the information
     

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