Peacock anatomy?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by red horse ranch, Jan 22, 2017.

  1. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been reading all I can find about the anatomy of a cock but haven't found the answer yet. This is embarrassing for me to ask but does a peacock have a penis? The reason I ask is my 7-8 month old cock has been trying to breed a young chicken hen he was raised with. I know roosters aren't built that way and I don't know if it will hurt the pullet. She is around 9 months old and seems to let him do it. All my birds live in the same henhouse and free range thru the day so separating them would not be easy. I do have a peahen but she is only around 6-7 months old. Any advice appreciated. [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickenGoesRuff

    ChickenGoesRuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There should be no risk, as chickens and peafowl mate cloacally.
     
  3. red horse ranch

    red horse ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's good to know. Thank you!
     

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