Peahen vs. peacock?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by lorad, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. lorad

    lorad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These three peachicks hatched 7/1/2010. They all look similiar, so I'm assuming same sex? They may be too young yet to tell... The second peachick hatched with a circular bald spot on his head- this area has yet to grow feathers. He was hatched under a hen, so trauma could be the cause- but this hen has hatched more than 50 guineas/peas/chickens without hurting one. Any thoughts? He'll be unique anyways. Thanks for the help.

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    BS peachick #2 (Baldie)
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    BS peachick #3
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  2. NateinFL

    NateinFL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They all look the same to me
     
  3. coloradopeafowl

    coloradopeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess would be female because of the rusty colored marks they are getting on their neck, which mature blackshoulder hens have.
     

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