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Pics of my 1st peafowl !!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by kuntrygirl, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    They are 6 months old. I traveled 2 hours to get them. I have no idea if they are male or female. The old man that I got them from had no idea either but he did ensure me that they are Indian Blue's.

  2. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wow! Congrats! I hope you keep us posted on their progression and how things go. [​IMG]
  3. connerhills

    connerhills Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2009
    Yes, they do look like India blues ,, one of them is split to white and both of them are males.. connerhills
  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    Quote:Cool!!! You have a sharp eye. I was clueless being as though I am totally new to peafowl. So glad that both of them are male. But I will need to get some hens in the future.

    Thanks for your input.
  5. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Now you have gone and done it. That's how it starts with peafowl. We started with a pair of India Blues - they turned into a trio, then two pair and this year we kept back 3 more young hens. Along the way we got four 7/8 spaulding and two pair of white.

    Everybody loves a pea. lol

  6. 6littlechickies

    6littlechickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    Burton, OH

    FYI, the white wing feather seen on the bird showing on the right is an indicator of the split to white....the angle doesn't look as good for viewing of the other one, does he also have the white wing feather? Also, the barring on the backs is an indicator of male, females will lose the barring by that age. Here is a couple pic of a female IB split to white, she's about a 8 months in these pics

    this shows the lack of barring on her back.


    and you can see the white in her wing on this one, she's the one in the front. The very colorful one to the left is a male IB that was also split white.

    congrats on your new adventure into peafowl! [​IMG]

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