got our new peafowl any guesses on sex?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by jimmythechicken, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    he said they are blue india or black shoulders not sure 2 cocks in pen.if you have any guesses on sex let me know.debbie loves them she spent her 60 bucks from her report card money for them.the guy even gave her 2 free chicks he was real nice.
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    one is a little bigger an has a little brown on flight wings if you lock close. we will post picks as the grow.
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Blackshoulders is the pattern, have to wait till they grow for sexing. BS come in many colors , my guess those are blues. Most common.
     
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  3. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    yes he said they are blue's they are very loud but very cute i hope they are black shoulder makes the blue stand out better i think.
     
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  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Oh they are for sure blackshoulders. 100 % sure of that. They will get darker as they age, male will look like a blue except with blackshoulders.

    Now a purple BS would have brown shoulders, reason some are starting to call BS solid wing.

    Opal BS have silver shoulders......and so on
     
  5. lorad

    lorad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe I'm just too new at this, but these chicks are white- they will change colors to be IB? I guess I'm thinking a white peachcik stays white like chickens. Please correct me?
     
  6. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:White Peafowl will have white (yellow) chicks and they will stay white, (Pure with no split > Black Shoulder Peafowl will have White (yellow) peachicks the older they get then the male will start to change colors and the hen will be a dirty White with black spots, some one needs to post some pictures of the (Blue) Black Shoulders.
     
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    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    BS peachick are white with cream color flight feathers. When they hatch. Whites will be all white even the flight feathers.
     
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  9. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    thanks for the help everyone debbie is super excited about having peafowl i set a chair up in the coop an she cuddles with her peachicks haha thanks for the pick cherokee debbie was wondering what the female looked like an i could not find a real good pic thanks.[​IMG]
     
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