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Sexing young chicks

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by itsjustme, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. itsjustme

    itsjustme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 india blue peachicks that hatched out July 19th ish. I am pretty sure I have 3-1 but don't know if it's male to females or vice versa. 3 of them are very darkly colored and have the marbling on all their feathers. (These I hope are hens). The other is a very light reddish color with very little marbling anywhere. If I didn't know any better I would be questioning whether or not he was even a true india blue he looks so different from the rest. It has been over 2 years since I got my pair as chicks and I remember that they looked different but don't remember it being that obvious until they were older. If anyone can take a guess please at mypprobably horrible description I would appreciate it. Thank you in advance. I will try to post pics tomorrow. :)
     
  2. new 2 pfowl

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    Hello!
    We'll really need to see those pictures in order to help you out...
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  3. itsjustme

    itsjustme Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. itsjustme

    itsjustme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is what I ment by huge color difference.
     
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  5. itsjustme

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  7. itsjustme

    itsjustme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope these help. I know they aren't the greatest. But noone wants to cooperate today.
     
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    itsjustme Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. itsjustme

    itsjustme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the wing of the darkest one in the top pic.
     
  10. itsjustme

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    This one is just as dark as the one on the top though you can't really tell by this pic. But it's wings are a bit lighter.
     

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