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Help with sexing & type

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by melissa508, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. melissa508

    melissa508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried to get some closer new pics of my 5 peas. I know thers 2 BS , 2 IB & that 1 with the white flights which should be a F.

    The 2 BS , I was wondering what color BS they are?, or if its too early to tell & any ideas on their sex..they dont look the same.

    Also the 2 IB's..sexes?


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  2. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Both of the BS are boys. No two BS look the same, even if all are of same color. Probably too early to tell if they are normal color BS or not yet.

    The others are one boy 2 girl white eyeds. Second pic from bottom are the two girls. (last pic shows the boy, with the barring on wings/back)
     
  3. bandbaustin

    bandbaustin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How can you tell if birds are white eyed?
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Kev, what do you think is this peach white eye ?

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  5. melissa508

    melissa508 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I have no way of knowing any of those peas backgrounds, theyre basically pot-luck. So what indicates white eyed?
     
  6. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Kev, is alot better at picking out the white eye by a pic.

    I need them to be older, unless i know their background.
     
  7. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    Sid of Texas peafowl was just here a week ago and was showing me how to see the white eye pattern in some bronze chicks I got, it is a tiny lacing of light coloring on the back feathers.
     
  8. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Quote:Yes, hard for me to tell from pics. Easier with bird in hand. Have a hard time seeing it in the peach, until older.
     
  9. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep,
    I hear ya, I could only notice it in one of the 2 males pictured above myself, but would have completely over looked it if KEV hadnt had caught it. And definatley can see how it would be extremely hard to tell on the lighter colored birds, peach, cameo...
     
  10. Pavo Royale

    Pavo Royale Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope Kev is OK.
     

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