sexing indian fantails

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by Jacob Temple, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. Jacob Temple

    Jacob Temple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i just got 4 very pretty indian fantails and i was told it was 2 pairs but im not so sure can some one help me
     
  2. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    This video might help you watch it all to the end and you see one method of sexing pigeons about 75% accurate. Another method 100% accurate is if it lays an egg it is female


     
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  3. Jacob Temple

    Jacob Temple Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks but i watched it but i didnt really help
     
  4. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    You might watch this video and if you have some birds walking in circles and a bit larger and puffing up their neck and crop area that seem a bit more iridescent than the rest of the flock. This behaviour usually depicts that the bird is a male. It is quite hard to give an opinion on four very pretty fantails with your limited description and visual clues. If you hold a fantail on it's back and it stays put it usually depicts a female. If it flops over from its back and flies back to the loft usually depicts it is a male 75% accurate. Sorry I could not be more helpful.



    This video also shows the sexing of birds 75% accurate once you gain the learning curve.

     

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