Age of Sexual Characteristics

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by AMontey, Jul 10, 2017.

  1. AMontey

    AMontey In the Brooder

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    IMG_0747.JPG ? Boy meets girl ?
    I have been raising my peachicks, and today I noticed my white chick jump on top of another chick, grab its head and start, um, "going to town." The chicks are just over a month old... I had my fingers crossed that the white would be a boy. Is this a good sign, or do they have pecking order behaviors that are similar...? Thanks!

    IMG_0748.JPG Peachicks in repose...

    IMG_0752.JPG ? Bronze, maybe..?

    Also, my two peahens laid a bunch of eggs and are now setting... hope for a good hatching...
     
  2. Dany12

    Dany12 Songster

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    At this age ... only males do that!
     
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  3. Midnightman14

    Midnightman14 Songster

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    Might be male might be female. Even females mount like that sometimes.
     
  4. Dany12

    Dany12 Songster

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    My head to cut ... me, I bet it's a male!
    Come back on the forum in a few months ... with a picture of this bird!
     
  5. justin shrew

    justin shrew Chirping

    i guess that would be a male.
     
  6. DuckPro

    DuckPro Songster

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    Hard to sex a peachick at this age. See ya in a month!
     

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