When do Keets get their adult colors

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by Kyfila, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. Kyfila

    Kyfila Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all

    I have some Royal purple guinea keets and I was wondering when will they get their adult colors? I have never had this color before.

    Also are the hens of the Royal Purple marked any different than the cocks?

    Thanks

    Kim
     
  2. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have four Royal Purple keets who have most of their wing and upper body feathers, at 3 weeks old. Before now, all we had were Pearls and Lavenders; these Royal Purples are going to be truly stunning. I'm planning to get pics tomorrow and I'll return to this thread and post them for you.
     
    Last edited: Jul 27, 2010
  3. Kyfila

    Kyfila Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks can't wait to see your pictures!
     
  4. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Took these pictures a few minutes ago! Enjoy!

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  5. Kyfila

    Kyfila Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have Beautiful babies!
     
  6. featherz

    featherz Veggie Chick

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    I wish I could get nice guinea pics like that. Mine always look like blurs [​IMG] (They see me and ZOOOOM).
     
  7. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
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    They will molt at about 3 months and then they will get their dark colors. I had RP's but a dog killed them. I will get some more.
     
  8. BC_Farms

    BC_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love the royal purples...have 4 week-8 week olds right now of mixed colors...and looks like my RP is going to be pied!!! So excited!!!
     
  9. clacasse88

    clacasse88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How old are they in this picture?
     
  10. clacasse88

    clacasse88 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm new with guineas? So what color is pied? I have one that my family thought was RP and then it feathered like a pearl. I went out yesterday and noticed its turning very purple. That is so exciting!!!!! I didn't realize they molt. The color is looking beautiful.
     

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