Can someone tell me what I have?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by angie3881, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. angie3881

    angie3881 Songster

    I have this posted on another thread also.

    When I bought the pair in late winter the seller told me the female had "rubbed" her crest off. She had one little sprout this summer and it is gone as well. Will her crest ever grow back? I was told the female is 3 and the male is 2. I'm so confused by all the different color variations. Lol. This is my first year owning chickens and peacocks and actually they own me. Here are some pics of my pair.





    Thanks for sharing any info with me!
  2. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

    Jun 10, 2010
    Answered on the other thread, but these look like a pair of India blues to me! The male at least looks like a yearling, with the brown train and lack of scaling down the back. If she's from the same breeder I would bet she's the same age.
  3. Bigcreekpeafowl

    Bigcreekpeafowl Chirping

    Aug 1, 2011
    Southern Indiana
    Most of the time when peafowl lose their crest it is another bird pecking/picking at it.
    Seldom do you actually see this happening.
    That would be my guess as to why she has lost it.

    Yes it should grow back as long as the "picker" leaves it alone.
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
    Yes the male, is only a year old, my guess as the peahen didn't lay this year ,she is only a year old too.
  5. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Songster

    Sep 1, 2010
    Long Island, NY
    Quote:The wings are dropped and the tail is poofed out, she looks like she bred this year to me.
  6. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Songster

    Jan 16, 2010
    That hen in the first picture sure looks like she could be White Eyed. they are pretty young birds.
  7. angie3881

    angie3881 Songster

    Quote:The wings are dropped and the tail is poofed out, she looks like she bred this year to me.

    The hen in the pictures is all the same one. According to the person they came from, she is older. I am SO new to this and just recently figured out what white eyed meant... LOL. (I was looking at their peepers.) [​IMG]

    Wings dropping and poofed tail means she was bred?

    If she is white eyed... she could potentially throw a white eyed male?

    I am sorry to be so full of questions! I so appreciate everyone's time.

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