1ST set of india blue chicks help

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by mac_91, Aug 22, 2010.

  1. mac_91

    mac_91 New Egg

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    i had these hatch about a month ago but i cant tell what sex they are. The 2 different colors are throwing me off i got 1 dark and 2 light color ones. can someone help me sex them? the adult pics are the parents
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  2. coloradopeafowl

    coloradopeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The dark one is definately a female, i cant tell what the blackshoulders are sorry
     
  3. mac_91

    mac_91 New Egg

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    all three come from the blue parents where would the black from? im new to peafowl
     
  4. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    If your peas are split to blackshoulder then they could produce blackshoulder kids. They would not display the blackshoulder traits but they produced blackshoulder kids so that means it's in there somewhere.

    Cute kids! Sorry I can't help with the sexing.
     
  5. coloradopeafowl

    coloradopeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes both parents are split blackshoulder, thats how u got the two blackshoulders out of them
     
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  6. mac_91

    mac_91 New Egg

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    ok so the dark one is female? what should i look for at what age to tell what the black shoulders are gonna be?
     
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    back feather will get darker so will the flight feathers on male. They are blue blackshoulders
     

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