sexing Opal babies

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Phage, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    Is it possible to sex opal peachicks, and if so at what age?
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    yes at 3 months ,just like the blues by the barring on the back.
     
  3. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Unless they are Black Shoulders.
     
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  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    OP ask about Opals, not opal bs, it also doesn't work on silver pied , if not enought solid color feather.
     
  5. Phage

    Phage Mad Scientist Premium Member

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    Quote:Cool!
    Thank you.

    What about the opal BS?
     
  6. Choctaw Valley Farm

    Choctaw Valley Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not for sure about the Opal B/S. Will have to wait for deerman.
     
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Opal BS like other bs , the male start coloring out except his shoulder are solid silver in place of the black.
     
  8. Phage

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    Quote:Thanks, and I assume you can sex them jut like the non-BS
     
  9. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Sex them just like all BS in the india blues. the hens stay mostly light color ,the male start getting their color as they age.
     

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