peacocks neck

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by peacockfarmer1, Apr 30, 2011.

  1. peacockfarmer1

    peacockfarmer1 Songster 7 Years

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    i put a hen in the pen with my peacock today for the first time and his upper neck feathers near the face where standing what does this mean?
     

  2. wannabchick

    wannabchick Songster

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    My peafowl neck feathers all fluff up when stressed, tense etc...they lay down flat when their super calm..etc
     
  3. MinxFox

    MinxFox Crowing

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    My peafowl generally puff up their neck feathers whenever they see a hawk, or when they are about to shake their feathers after taking a dust bath.
     
  4. Kev

    Kev Crowing

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    Did it seem to make a bump behind his head? Neck also looking slimmed down? Peacocks do that as part of courtship. They do more things than just fanning their tails to court peahens. In other words, he probably was excited at meeting a girl...
     

  5. babyck01

    babyck01 In the Brooder

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    Can anyone tell me if I have female or male peahens?
     

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  6. The second one is a hen for sure, maybe the first but the pic doesn't show the breast or back very well.
     
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  7. babyck01

    babyck01 In the Brooder

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    Here is another of the first peachicks.thank you for your help!
     

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  8. babyck01

    babyck01 In the Brooder

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    Here is another that I am still trying to figure out if it is male or female. Hopefully someone can tell out of these images! Thank you so much!
     

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  9. Dany12

    Dany12 Songster 6 Years

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    female !
     
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  10. babyck01

    babyck01 In the Brooder

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    thank you!!!
     

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