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Am I a boy or a girl?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Kedreeva, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Well, just like the title says... any idea?

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  2. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Crowing

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    male india blue split to white
     
  3. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Boy
     
  4. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    I was afraid of that! Oh well, I will keep him and probably find a new home for the other one (who I think is also a boy, but I will have to get some pictures to be sure.... if my mom ever lets him go).

    I do know that he's not split to white though, he's an IB dark pied off silver pied parents. If he's a boy, I will have to look for a white female... I'm told if he's bred to white he'll throw 100% silver pied [​IMG]
     
  5. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Ok, here are the pics for the second peachick... sibling to the first (IB dark pied off silver pied parents). Again... boy or girl?

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    This one's not as tolerant of holding still for pictures as the first, so I hope these will work. Thank you for clearing up the first one [​IMG] Now I can finally name him.
     
  6. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    if out of pr of silver pieds he will be white eye also........Look for a white hen out of silver pieds , that way you can get silver pied chicks.

    the white flight means he is carrying the white gene. Pieds have both white and pied genes.
     
  7. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Oh, interesting! Maybe I will get lucky with the three eggs in my incubator that are set to hatch this weekend, and one will be a white female from silver pieds [​IMG] I know it's a long shot, but it can't hurt to dream, right!

    Any opinions on the second peachick pictured? Male/Female?

    Oh, and so that I'm sure I understand.... when you say he will be white eye, does that mean his train will actually HAVE white eyes, or that he will just be carrying it and that won't be a displayed trait? I'm such a newbie, so many questions... I'm so lucky to have you guys on this forum. I don't know how anyone figured out anything without you guys to hold their hands lol
     
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  8. Boggy Bottom Bantams

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    looks to be a boy too
     
  9. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Yes 2nd one boy also.

    Yes he will be white eye...as all silver pieds are W.E. and W.E. X W.E. = 100% W.E.

    Thing about white eye peacocks, some have more white and more train feathers with white than others.Heck some just have a few white spots on the eye of a train feathers.
     
  10. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    How interesting! I'd thought before that they'd just carry it, it will be awesome to see him actually have some white, even if it's just a few spots here and there. He's got really nice white on his wings already.

    Will probably have to find a new home for his brother, how sad.

    Fingers crossed one of the eggs in my incubator has a white female that will hatch this friday!
     

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