What is the difference between Black Shoulder IB and regular IB

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by angie3881, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. angie3881

    angie3881 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Please do not say "Black shoulders". [​IMG]

    Does anyone have pictures so I can see the difference? I have what I was told on here by several extremely helpful people with a LOT more knowledge than me (not hard) that mine are IB. A lady wants to sell me her BS IB male which looks JUST like mine???? I do not notice any differences. Is it difficult to see or completely obvious?

    I also don't want this one, who is older, bullying my beloved lone male who free ranges with his mate. Worried about upsetting the apple cart... Hmmmmm.
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Blackshoulders have soild wing shoulder, normal IB have barring shoulders. no matter the color.

    females BS are white with speckles of color(blue have black) non BS are solid color.

    charcoal non BS

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    blue barred wing
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    blue BS

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    BLUE BS
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    BLUE Barred wing hen

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    BS hen
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  3. angie3881

    angie3881 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you!!!! To clarify... barred wings would rule out any color being clasified as black shouldered. The black shouldered term comes from having solid colored wings... not necessarily black.
    So many variations to try to figure out. (For the longest time, I assumed white eyed meant the coloring around the eyes on their head!)
    Your time is MUCH appreciated!
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Yes BS came from the first mutation , which was the blues(BLACKSHOULDER). Term should be called solid wing....its a pattern not a color. Come in many colors . purple bs have brown shoulders, charcoal ,opal , they have silver ,or grey shoulders.

    BS hens of other colors are still white with specks , but blue have black, purple have brown specks, cameo also but no blue/purple feathers in the neck.
     
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  5. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Well maybe this will help you have patterns and colors.

    Patterns are

    1. barred wing
    2.solid wing (BS)
    3. white eye
    4. pied
    5. silver pied.

    A bird can have more than one pattern, like i have a blue solid wing pied white eye. he is the one in the pic.

    colors are

    1. green
    2.blues
    3.white
    4.bronze
    5.cameo
    6.charcoal
    7.peach
    9. purple
    10.opal
    11. midnight
    12 jade
    plus two new colors.

    yes you can get over 200 Varieties...but just only 5 patterns and 14 colors.
     
  6. angie3881

    angie3881 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm on my phone so it more difficult to see, but it looks as though the white eye is just characterized by some white in the middle of some eyes and not all?
    How many pea's do you have? What is your rarest color? I am so fascinated by all the colors. Very cool.
    I almost bought an all white male a while back but resisted the temptation. I have my pair and they bet along well. Do you think another male in the mix would be bad?
    Maybe I will have to get another female...??
     
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Quote:yes some white eye only have a few other all the train feathers will have all white eyes.

    I did have hundreds , my rare color would have been the spalding charcoal pied.

    My faverite ....was my peach white eye. ,or the bronze that was turning white.

    Add another male will be ok if they have alot of room.

    here few more pics

    peach white eye
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    bronze turning white
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  8. angie3881

    angie3881 Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are stunning! The peach one is amazing. Do you not have them anymore? [​IMG]
     
  9. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    No i am down to 15 now ,those to be sold soon..........health problem
     
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  10. angie3881

    angie3881 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sorry to hear about that, Deerman. Must be hard.
     

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