Will the femal pearl ginni's have the brilliant blue heads too?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by MsMoss, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. MsMoss

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    or is that just the males who'll have the nearly neon pearly blue?
     

  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Crowing

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    No Helmeted Guinea Fowl have neon blue heads, they have naked featherless necks and heads with a casque on top... you must be thinking of the Vulturine variety.
     
  3. SuperPeacockman

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    Mine have blue heads, it is almost neon
     
  4. tgperg

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    Picture please?

    Traci
     

  5. PeepsCA

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    Mine get a blue coloring to the skin under their throat area certain times of the year but I have no clue what "neon blue heads" you guys are talking about. Even on my blues and lavenders I've never seen anything like that before, lol.

    So yes, please post pics!
     
  6. SuperPeacockman

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    I cannot find my camera [​IMG]
     
  7. MsMoss

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    I only have one pic an it don't show their head very well, but I will upload it a bit later an try to get a better shot.
     

  8. racuda

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    I took a head pic just the other day...

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  9. tgperg

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    Aw, yep. That's the ugly little suckers we love so much. [​IMG]

    Traci
     

  10. MsMoss

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    This is our ginni male, his head stays blue like this all the time, not just now and then under the skin like someone said before in a previous reply.


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