Girl Or Boy ??????

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by chickenzoo, Oct 12, 2009.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I bought 3 more of these guys........ can you tell if they are boys or girls. All 3 look the same, with slight spots fading on the back of neck..... [​IMG]


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  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Girl,
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Dang..... i was hoping for at least one boy..... o well
     
  4. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    If you want a boy, get one with a LOT of little darker colored bars all over back and wings. Look in other threads with India blue chicks, the male version will be in this color but still show a lot of barring, just in "darker brown" instead of black of India blue boys.

    BUT.. if the breeder/seller had a set up of a purple/cameo peacock (or a split peacock) with blue hens, then all of the purples/cameos are going to be girls.

    Only way to get purple/cameo boys is to have breeder purple/cameo peahens with either a split or purple/cameo peacock.
     
  5. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    If I breed them to:

    A IB Pied = ?

    A White = ?

    A Midnight blue =?

    A Black Shoulder =?


    That's all the males, or that I hope are males... I have right now......
     
  6. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Best of what you have.

    IB pied = IB pieds, whites, dark pieds, all split.

    White = IB pied ,and whites all split.

    Only way to produce sex link colors are with males of that color or split to that color.

    Only way to get sex link males, is with males of that color or split to that color mated to a hen of that color.
     
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Pair of purples, same with the pieds, will still have the barrings on males.

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  8. SweetWaterRanch

    SweetWaterRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    I have the same question here are our two peachicks, they are a little over 3 months old. Boys or Girls????? =]
    Thanks in advance!

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  9. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    both IB girls.
     
  10. Pavo Royale

    Pavo Royale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The one in the lead looks split.
     

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