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Help sexing pea's?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by thndrdancr, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Songster

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    I know these pics are blurry but I had to enlarge and it was as close as they would let me get to them.

    The one displaying I am pretty sure is a female, she is IB, the other is a young black shoulder I do believe, or thats what they said when I bought it. Bought as a pair and to my dismay my dogs killed one, I think they killed the female and this is the male?

    Anyhow, hope some of the pics are good enuff someone can tell for sure.

    Thanks much.

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    Oh also the reason the one displaying has a naked neck, she has driven herself crazy with the turkey gnats this season. I spray my tame guys with vanilla and round the chicken area and it helps a lot, but she wont let me near as I didnt raise her, or this other one, bought at an auction. So I cant Sevin dust or anything. Any suggestions? The gnats have given no sign of giving up, since its been so wet. [​IMG] We keep mowed, etc, but they are still horrid.
     
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  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Both males , yes one is blackshoulder
     
  3. frenchblackcopper

    frenchblackcopper Songster

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    Can you spray bleach water? we use it when we have people over for outside gatherings to keep mosquitoes away,,dilute 1/2 with water and spray on the grass,,,may be worth a try??
     

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