Guinea HEN or Guinea COCK?

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We dont know what breed of guineafowl we have so google images was no help. As far as noise it sounds more trumpet like than a male but it does the drill sounding noise that males make. So posting here in the hopes that you guys and gals might be able to tell.
 

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We dont know what breed of guineafowl we have so google images was no help. As far as noise it sounds more trumpet like than a male but it does the drill sounding noise that males make. So posting here in the hopes that you guys and gals might be able to tell.
The breed is Helmeted Guinea Fowl. The variety is Pearl Gray.

Guinea Fowl cannot be sexed from pictures. Yours is a juvenile and is not mature yet. The only guarantee is that if it lays eggs, it is a hen. The females can be sexed with nearly 100% accuracy by listening to their calls. The hens are supposed to be the only ones that can make the "buckwheat" sound. Both sexes can make all the other sounds.

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