how do i tell the age of a peacock????

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  1. ms goldy99

    ms goldy99 New Egg

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    hi

    I recently got two peacocks. The guy who sold us the peacocks didn't known there age. After about an hour of researching on google i still didn't find the answer. If any one has any tips pleas tell me
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  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Photos might be helpful if they are young but when they are older i do not know how you would be able to tell
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  3. ms goldy99

    ms goldy99 New Egg

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    there
     
  4. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2 years old ... in July !
     
  5. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    agreed looks to be turning 2 this year.
     
  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Congratulations you have a peahen and a peacock
     
  7. cockoftherock

    cockoftherock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She asked How? Why not three? Wing feathers spur length? Build? How did you come to ur conclusion. Im curious myself
     
  8. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I'm no expert, but I would think that if he were turning three one would see a longer train, his looks just like mine that are turning two.

    -Kathy
     
  9. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Short tail .... no one eyes !
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    And welcome to BYC!

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