Opinions Please-- All Boys?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by TerriLaChicks, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Let me know if these photos are not clear enough & I'll try to get better ones. I'm thinking all boys? They are IB split to white.

    Vishnu, 9 weeks old now:

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    Wookie, 13 weeks old:

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    White Spot, 13 weeks old (& do you think he will keep that white spot at the base of his crown)?

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  2. TV

    TV Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd say all girls.
     
  3. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Look like all girls and They are beautiful

    Here is my male born in july of this year
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    and here are my females born in july and aug of this year
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  4. DMFarm

    DMFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are all hens
     
  5. LMEggs

    LMEggs Show Me Feathers Poultry CO

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    LOL all look to be girls! Looks like you'll be shoping for a Boy!
     
  6. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    O. my. GOODNESS!!!!!!!!

    I was SO hoping I was wrong! because the one I did NOT get a picture of has a completely different feather pattern---and it looks identical to the one you posted Zazouse -- it is all narrow barred feather patterns completely over his entire body, not "blotchy" like the other 3 are.

    WHOO-HOOO!!!! you all made my day!!!! Thank you so much!

    edit to add: No shopping necessary LMEggs -- I'm sure the one remaining is a boy! He is slightly taller & bigger all over than these three & like I said, has the narrow bars all over. I'll try & get a pic of him to post, just to make sure.

    O boy! I can look forward to 25% chance of a white peacock! Doing the happy dance here!
     
    Last edited: Oct 14, 2010
  7. MinxFox

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    That is wonderful! Your little male must be happy to have three peahens![​IMG]
     
  8. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I was WRONG. We have all girls. Yesterday evening my husband & I caught & carefully examined our largest one that we thought was a male & compared it to the pic of your male ZaZaouse (I printed it out at work) & to the rest & that one also has the "blotchy" patterning - it just has a bigger train than the others so it looked like all narrow banding from a distance.

    So -- if anybody has any extra males they want to sell, PM me please!

    I am laughing at the irony of this; because every time I set chicken eggs to hatch, I get mostly roosters!
     
  9. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    Well with four hens you can have two males! Males usually do best with two peahens, so that is an excuse to get two males.[​IMG]
     
  10. AndysPeafowlSanctuary

    AndysPeafowlSanctuary Chillin' With My Peeps

    I find the easiest way to tell if you have a peacock or peahen is by the flight feathers. Peacocks have a rusty red color and peahens have more of a chocolate brown color. Also if you compare them in height you can also tell by the height of the bird.
     

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