Is this baby peacock a male or female?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by TearDropSoup, Jun 4, 2014.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I'll try to get some pictures of my 7 week old boy. Not saying you chick isn't a boy, just wanna let you see some other pictures. :D

    -Kathy
     
  2. TearDropSoup

    TearDropSoup Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay. thank you both for your help. It would actually be better if it were a girl because we already have a full grown male peacock and I wouldn't want them to fight. But all, the same. I'll still love her either way. :)
     
  3. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    If you click on the photo then click on the original it will enlarge the photo so you can see the green in some of their necks, the female right below the pied is the same age as your wee pea the other 3 are 6 an 7 weeks old
     
  4. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree with Kat,
    You said it stands like this all the time, unless it is cold i would not think it would stand like this.
    When was the last time you wormed her and what did you use?
    A photo with a pose like this has saved a pea more than once on this forum cause the owner was not familiar with peas [​IMG] so any time you feel your wee pea is not feeling well take a photo and post it with your concerns [​IMG]
     
  5. TearDropSoup

    TearDropSoup Out Of The Brooder

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    This peacock had just got done choking on a banana. Gave me the scare of my life. Maybe that's why?
     
  6. TearDropSoup

    TearDropSoup Out Of The Brooder

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    And it was also raining at the time, it was a little wet. So he might have also been cold too.
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Know we're not picking on you, we're really just concerned. Last time someone posted a similar picture that peahen was dead in a few hours. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying she/he is sick or is about to die, just saying the if she/he were mine I would weigh her/him daily and if I didn't see at 7-12% gain per day I'd be concerned.

    -Kathy
     
  8. AnimalsRmyLife

    AnimalsRmyLife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, whichever gender Majora is, s/he's a cutie!! [​IMG]
     
  9. TearDropSoup

    TearDropSoup Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, I know. I would weigh him/her if I had a scale, but he/she never usually stands that way.
     
  10. bowden farm

    bowden farm New Egg

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    Hey! New here..we bought our baby peacock not knowing anything about it but we were told it was a male. We've had "him" for 3 months now. And we are starting to wonder if he is actually a she.
     

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