Peacock or Peahen?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by FridaQuist, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. FridaQuist

    FridaQuist New Egg

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    Hi
    What do you think, peacock or peahen? S/he is 4months :) We are new with this so, still learning ;)
    In Sweden some say peacock and some peahen, I hope you'll help a bit more :)

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  2. DylansMom

    DylansMom RIP 1969-2017

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    I would say male, and low % spalding as well, because of the tight crest and dark wing feathers.
     
  3. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    It is just a baby i have had a few with a crest that looked like that but when they got older it looked just like a regular IB just sayen, i see folks labeling spalding because of this baby crest and it just isn't always the case.

    It is a pretty boy for sure
     
  4. DylansMom

    DylansMom RIP 1969-2017

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    It is actually the pattern on the wing feathers more than the tight crest that makes me think spalding.
     
  5. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A male ???? with brown feathers on the head? ... not sure!
     
  6. DylansMom

    DylansMom RIP 1969-2017

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    My males start out with brown feathers on their heads, just like their necks. As they get older and the green starts to come in on the necks in comes in on the heads as well.
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    Same male many months later.
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    Sorry for the bad picture.
     
    Last edited: Nov 20, 2014

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