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Having a hard time figuring out if our peafowl are male or female?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by cosmosweaver11, Sep 16, 2016.

  1. cosmosweaver11

    cosmosweaver11 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi were having a hard time deciding if our peafowl are male or female as my little girl wants to name them. They all seem to have brown and dark brown bottom feathers. The ne one with the longest tail is a week older than the other 2. It was born june 11th so they are around 3 months old. If u have any ideas please let us know...thank u! [​IMG]
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  2. EyeKeyYou

    EyeKeyYou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 males and a female. On bottom picture 2 males on left. Female right in back.
     
  3. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

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    I am no peafowl expert by no means,but they all look like females to me.
    In N.H.,Tony.
     
  4. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    I'll second @EyeKeyYou !

    Some hints:

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  5. cosmosweaver11

    cosmosweaver11 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is what we thought too. Is it because one has a whiter face? Or how do u know?
     
  6. cosmosweaver11

    cosmosweaver11 Out Of The Brooder

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    They actually looexactly the same but one has more white on the head. Are u saying girls dont have the green on their necks. And all seem to have tapering wings. Our thought is 2 boys and a girl..but these are our first
     
  7. EyeKeyYou

    EyeKeyYou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look at the yellow arrows new2pfowl labeled. The barring tells you.
     
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  8. Boggsang0

    Boggsang0 New Egg

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    I know how to sex my peacocks and hens all except for my pied is there a different way to sex them? She is around a year old.
     
  9. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At 9/10 months the young male become to be BLUE and the green feathers scales shape disappear with the moult.if not BLUE ... the shape change!

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