White with pearls

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by zazouse, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Last year i purchased a few white guineas to add varity to my flock, they are solid white.

    This spring i hatched out some eggs from my flock and all my white offspring have pearls on all their feathers, is this normal, i never had white so i do not know.

    I also have royal purple, lavender,pieds and pearls so i do not know what mating made this occur, but my guess would be the lavender to white.

    Heres a photo of mom and growing keet
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    Here's a close up of the pearls on white.
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  2. skya328

    skya328 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure what cross would have made that, but how neat!! I can't get that close to my guineas unless it's dark outside!
     
  3. Prairie Orca

    Prairie Orca Out Of The Brooder

    Whatever cross it is... you got lucky!

    I'll have one or two... [​IMG]
     
  4. robin416

    robin416 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll have to look the color up again but I think that's opaline. I've got a couple of them in my flock. They're coming out of my lavenders.

    Or they might be porcelain. Hard to tell by the pics I found on the net.
     
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  5. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks for the link.

    She is totaly covered in spots and stark white no hint of any other color so i don't know what type she would be considered.
     
  7. MuranoFarms

    MuranoFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whatever it is...it's beautiful!
     
  8. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Quote:Probably porcelain, whites don't have any spots.
     
  9. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you,

    Well i guess if they keep comming out like this i will just call them white pearls. LOL
     
  10. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    They're ... [​IMG]
     

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