New peafowl need help

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by lionkitty71, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. lionkitty71

    lionkitty71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got my very first peacock this weekend. Doesn't have much color and not sure if its a Male or female. Can anyone help me on that and maybe what type of coloring or pea it tis? Was told its a mix.[​IMG]

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  2. casportpony

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

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    Congratulations! I've only ever seen IB and white, but it looks male to me. As for color, I have no clue!
     
  3. Looks cameo Blackshoulder peacock to me but it would have to be young. If it were spalding as well it could be a hen. Looks a little to dark to be cameo bs hen. Need a picture in more natural light.
     
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  4. lionkitty71

    lionkitty71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I was thinking maybe part cameo too... I was so excited to get him.... We are working on his pen so in a doge kennel for now..
     
  5. pedda munnangi

    pedda munnangi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a cameo male. Here are a few pictures. A cameo juvenile male 9 mo. old. and a bunch of Cameos, with a peach hen in the front, Cameo split peach pied male right next to it and a bunch of cameos juvenile male and female. In the last picture the middle one is a juvenile bronze. A two yr old Cameo split peach pied struuting[​IMG]

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  6. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree it looks like it has bars on it's feathers but then the photo is a bit dark where the photo is taken.

    A photo of it in natural lighting once it gets settled in would be most helpful.
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  7. Trefoil

    Trefoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought it looked like a hen, I'll never get this sexing thing right.
     
  8. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] we gota learn some how!
     

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