male or female?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by ODEY587, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. ODEY587

    ODEY587 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    was wondering if these were male or female theres one black shoulder and one purple [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    both are spalding , one in front last pic pied male(not blackshoulder) one in back is spalding blackshoulder...don't see a purple
     
  3. ODEY587

    ODEY587 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok cool the lady i got them from told me one was purple and one was black do you think the other is a female? i sure hope so
     
  4. ODEY587

    ODEY587 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what does pied mean? sorry dont know much about peafowl except there pretty
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  5. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Pied is pretty much a peafowl with white splotches on it. You can have regular India blue pieds or purple pieds, ect. No two pieds have the same pattern, all of them have unique white markings that is why I love them.
    Here are some pictures of India blue pieds:

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    Peacock
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  6. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    your look like a dark pied...not alot of white....the spalding blackshoulder could be female....spalding with alot of green the females are darker, give her a few more month, if her back keeps getting more solid color then male....but at this time looks female.......hard for me to sex high % spalding.

    Purple is a sex link color so your male could be split purple.
     
  7. ODEY587

    ODEY587 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys [​IMG]
     
  8. ODEY587

    ODEY587 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow they are stunning
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