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Hi! Needing some help sexing my peachick...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by bennjerry, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. bennjerry

    bennjerry New Egg

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    I am new to peafowl ownership, we have a couple nice young peacocks (approx 1 yr old) and acquired a peachick that was a week old in hopes that it would be a peahen. She is about 3 weeks old now and is beginning to get some green on her neck area. Can anyone help sex her? [​IMG][/IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Welcome! [​IMG]

    Go to one of the peacock threads. Ask there, I have not ever had one, but would love it! They are beautiful.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please post on the "Peafowl thread."
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I have alerted Birdrain92 who shows & breeds Peafowl, to your post. Hopefully he will pop in soon. He is very knowledgeable.
     
  5. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's an Indian Blue peahen. I see some white feathers on her wing which indicates she could be split to White or Pied.
     
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  6. bennjerry

    bennjerry New Egg

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    Thank you drumstick diva. That was what I was thinking but needed confirmation.
     
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm a chicken person (never had any peafowl), but I'm glad Birdrain92 was able to help you ID your peafowl. :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  9. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a 10 week old Indian Blue peacock. To sex Indian Blue peafowl it's the barring on the shoulder. Males will start off with a green neck too for a little bit before going blue like this guy. This is one of the peachicks I hatched out this summer. Very friendly boy.
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  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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