Yellow peafowl?!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by ChanLillie, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. ChanLillie

    ChanLillie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought 5 peafowl eggs from an elderly man here recently. (6 dollars a piece which was a huge bargain if you've ever bought any!) today is day 28 and my first one hatched.. I was expecting the brown chicks because I just figured the parents were India Blues but the chick is pure yellow.

    Does anyone know that type of peafowl I may have?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Lots of Chickens Premium Member

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    Been a long time since I had peafowl, but I believe the whites started out yellow.
     
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  3. ChanLillie

    ChanLillie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really hope so!! My son is wanting a white really bad. I have these 5 and then a set of 3 "surprise" eggs that will hatch in a few weeks. I really just wanted one white out of all of them.
     
  4. chickenE

    chickenE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It could be a black shoulder. The males will look similar to the India Blue and the females are white with a little color. They are beautiful!!
     
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  5. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    Whites start out white, Black Shoulder is more yellowish and the wing feathers at the base under the wing will have a purplish color. Within a week the color on the wings of a BS will start showing.
     
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  6. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. AMontey

    AMontey Out Of The Brooder

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    Dany, have been told by breeder that chick most likely BS bronze as those got mixed in with his white pea chicks... we'll see... it's like Christmas where you have to wait to see what you got..!
     

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