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Girl or boy?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by horseyjess, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. horseyjess

    horseyjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought I had purchased a peacock but I have been told that green means girl. So is this really a pea hen? She is still gimpy but gets around good and has learend to roost so I dont think we are going to cull afterall just will have a special needs peachick LOL!! I had tried the extra vitamins in the water and switched the feed to a special feed with the extra protein etc and its leg is no better but she/he has learned to get around and roost...



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  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Thats is a peacock, the neck will turn blue, as he is a Indiablue.
     
  3. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree there, that's a boy. Notice the barring on it's back. Thus tell you as females have very little barring up by the neck area.
     
  4. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    India girls only get green on their necks, boys can get *both* green and/or blue.
     

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