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What colour are these keets?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by guinea fowl galore, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. guinea fowl galore

    guinea fowl galore Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Australia
    I have hatched 18 guinea fowl and I have no clue what colour they are. I thought I knew but I have been looking at photos and I can not find any that look like mine.
    Here are some pictures of them.

    All the photos are bad as they would not keep still.

    here is what I think is a lavender.

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    and this is what we call the tigers. we have three so far.

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    and this is a plain one.

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    and the normal ones. normal meaning most of them are this colour.

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    and this is the mamma and pappa. Mamma the lavender, pappa the pearl/pied/whatever he is. he also has white flecks on his chest.

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    I have some photos of the three week old guineas but I will upload them tomorrow because they take half an hour per photo to load [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 8, 2010
  2. Go to this web site and find out for yourself. It is interesting and fun:

    http://guineafowl.com/fritsfarm/guineas/colors/index.html

    and:

    http://www.guineafowlinternational.org/colorchart/

    My guess:

    1 Lavender

    2 possibly a pie bald, but may be a regular pearl. You really need to look at the website though

    3 PIE BALD !! If these are you "regulars", then you have a very STRONG pie bald gene and this often happens.

    4 Has Pearl head colors, but pie bald patterns, still may be a regular pearl.

    Nice babies !!
     
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2010

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