Full red fronted painted hens

This is the spot for you to post anything and everything.
Have a good look at our other available forums before posting.
This will ensure that you post in the appropriate forum.
Post Reply
User avatar
Ajw132
...............................
...............................
Posts: 115
Joined: 21 Mar 2017, 15:53
Location: Gold coast

29 Aug 2019, 15:27

Does anyone have photos of full red fronted painted hens
Can they look like a normal cock bird
User avatar
Shane Gowland
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Posts: 1064
Joined: 19 May 2014, 22:42
Location: Adelaide
Contact:

29 Aug 2019, 15:38

I have two pairs of emblemas with full-fronted red cocks. I've bred about 50-60 young from them over the last few years, from which about half could be considered "full fronted". They've yet to produce a hen that is even slightly better coloured than a standard normal emblema you'd get from a pet shop.

I would be interested in seeing a photo of one too, should such a thing exist.
User avatar
noah.till
...............................
...............................
Posts: 1157
Joined: 14 Nov 2018, 20:47
Location: TOOWOOMBA/ HIGHFIELDS, QLD
Contact:

29 Aug 2019, 15:39

Full red front painted hens do have a red breast like a normal cock (a thin streak) bird, but they lack the extensive red on the crown and behind the eyes
Here is an image of a group of full red fronteds: https://www.google.com.au/search?q=pain ... EHr9DKyDdM:
Thanks
Noah Till
Downs Bird Breeders Association and Queensland Finch Society Member
2018 Australian Birdkeepers Magazine Young Birdkeeper
Javan Munia and Black Rumped Double bar Breeding Project
User avatar
Ajw132
...............................
...............................
Posts: 115
Joined: 21 Mar 2017, 15:53
Location: Gold coast

29 Aug 2019, 17:55

Trying to figure out if the mature bird is a hen next to the young hen other photo of full red front cock they seem to hang out together
You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
User avatar
noah.till
...............................
...............................
Posts: 1157
Joined: 14 Nov 2018, 20:47
Location: TOOWOOMBA/ HIGHFIELDS, QLD
Contact:

29 Aug 2019, 18:07

Thats a cock bird mate, no hen has that much red leading around the back of the eye like that
Thanks
Noah Till
Downs Bird Breeders Association and Queensland Finch Society Member
2018 Australian Birdkeepers Magazine Young Birdkeeper
Javan Munia and Black Rumped Double bar Breeding Project
User avatar
finchbreeder
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Posts: 9217
Joined: 27 Jun 2009, 20:00
Location: Midwest of West. Aust. Coast
Location: Midwest of West.Aust.Coast

29 Aug 2019, 20:40

2nd pic looks like 2 cocks and a hen.
LML
User avatar
Brisbane_Finches_333
...............................
...............................
Posts: 1158
Joined: 02 May 2019, 20:47
Location: Brisbane, QLD

29 Aug 2019, 21:05

The one on the front left of the 2nd picture looks like a hen.
Keeper of Star Finches, Blue Faced Parrot Finches, African Firefinches, Cuban Finches and King Quail
Queensland Finch Society Member

Post Reply

Return to “The Lounge”