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IB Peafowl-5 months old

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by emccarter, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. emccarter

    emccarter New Egg

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    We just picked up these three peafowl. At first we thought they were all females, and then we thought they were all males. We took these pics late last night. Can you tell what sexes they are? They all have the same coloring. The one in the middle has a much longer tail. Thank you!

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  2. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks like all peahens, but if you could get a picture of the back view or side view of them that would be helpful. A big help in determining sex is the barring on the wings. If they don't have that they are females, if they do have a lot of stripes on the wings then they are males. They look old enough though that if one was a peacock, you could tell by the blue color in the neck and all of them have green feathers with that creme lacing so I would say all of them are peahens.
     
  3. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    x 2. All look to be female. Finding a male shouldn't be too hard though. Lucky to have those girls, the are beautiful!
     
  4. emccarter

    emccarter New Egg

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    Thank you both! I will get pics of their backs at lunch in a few minutes and post. Appreciate the help!
     
  5. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes happyhensny is right, it should be easy to find a peacock for them and also he would be very happy to have three girls to impress![​IMG]
     
  6. emccarter

    emccarter New Egg

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    Took some more pics while I was home at lunch. Thanks for all of your help!

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  7. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They don't have any barring on their wings, they are definitely female.
     
  8. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Quote:[​IMG] correct
     
  9. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep they are females.[​IMG]
     
  10. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Spaldings??
     

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