How to tell the gender of Cameo Peafowl?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by SDpeafowl, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old do Cameo peachicks have to be before you can tell their gender? I have three that are a little over a month old and 2 of them are darker and 1 is really light. Does that tell me what I have or do I have to wait until they get older?
    Thanks!
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    2 months or little older....look for the hens to lose the barring on the feathers on thier back....
     
  3. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmmm, is it possible that you have like peaches and cameos or some other combo of two varieties?
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Quote:Very good point ,some peach do come from cameo or even purples
     
  5. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can get a picture of the three if you want. Two of them look like a cameo but the other one is more orange-ish. So maybe that might be a peach, I'm not familiar with the peach.
     

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