How do you tell if its male or female?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by L.L Farm, May 18, 2011.

  1. L.L Farm

    L.L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all,
    im 100% new to raising peafowl, and my neighbors just gave me a few white & India blue eggs, and i was wondering that if any of them were to hatch, how do I tell if it's a male or female?

    thanks
     
  2. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    India blue would have to be three months old to accurately sex unless you are an expert. White have to be one year old because they lack the color that can be used to sex other breeds.
     
  3. C&Rman

    C&Rman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How do you tell with a white one? I have one that is a year old and it is suppose to be a peahen but I am doubting it?
     
  4. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The first sign is spurs, hens usually do not grow spurs, but do on rare occasion. The next is the train if it is a boy it will grow a train.
     

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