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What could I get with this pairing?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by SDpeafowl, Nov 10, 2013.

  1. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched what is looks to be an IB Pied male. What would I get if I paired it with an IB Silver Pied hen?

    IB Pied male x IB Silver Pied Female= ?
    Thanks
     
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    You would get some of both .
     
  3. Arbor

    Arbor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You would get IB pied white-eyed (not the same as silver pied), IB dark pied white-eyed, and whites that carry a single copy of white-eyed. No silver pieds from this paring, and no regular pieds, all birds will carry a single copy of white-eyed.
     
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  4. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your reply Arbor.
    Im just curious. Do you think this male is a regular Pied or a Silver Pied? I have been told both ways.
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  5. Arbor

    Arbor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would lean towards pied, but if all the eye feathers have white eyes, he could be a "lesser" silver pied, not exhibiting as much white. He looks similar to a Blackshoulder pied white-eyed I got as a Blackshoulder silver pied. The breeder didn't realize his hen was only BS pied white-eyed. Nice looking bird though.
     

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