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Can someone with experience tell me if these are boys or girls?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by wildhome11, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. wildhome11

    wildhome11 In the Brooder

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    Last year I had a peacock wander into my yard. He was obviously a boy. This spring I decided to get him a couple of girlfriends, but I am fairly certain at least one is a boy. I have seen both of the new ones displaying their tails and shaking their booties. What do you think? 1st picture is of what I think is the boy, 2nd and 3rd are what I suspect is the girl, 4th is boy again, and last picture is them together.
     

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  2. snowshoe

    snowshoe Songster

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    They are all males
     
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  3. All cocks.
     
  4. wildhome11

    wildhome11 In the Brooder

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    Figures. I was hoping that the one without the barring on the feathers might be a female. The guy who sold them to me "thought" they were females. He did say I could return them, but with already teaching them "home" I don't really want to start that over.
     
  5. The first one looks sort of female. Are the feathers green or blue like the other ones?
     
  6. Dany12

    Dany12 Songster

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    The belly become to be dark !
    Blue peahen has dark belly ?
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  7. wildhome11

    wildhome11 In the Brooder

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    Right now both have black and white bellies.
     

  8. Midnightman14

    Midnightman14 Songster

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    If the guy thought those were all females he was either trying to swindle you or had no idea about peafowl breeding.
     
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  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    All young males.
     
  10. barkerg

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    I agree, I see nothing but roosters and nice ones too,.

    Gerald Barker
     

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