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Sexy white peafowl

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by micayc, Jun 14, 2011.

  1. micayc

    micayc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have any suggestions on where to get my whites sexed? I purchased 210-month-olds, and would like to know what they are. They are beautiful either way, just want to know.
    Do you have to draw blood for can use a feather? I really hope I have one of each.
     
  2. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can't tell a 17.5 year olds sex? [​IMG] There is a place but I can't remember but someone will be along shortly to tell you. I think it costs about $20.
     
  3. ranit

    ranit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I bought two white chicks (same age) late last summer and they are starting to show characteristics where I am pretty sure one is a peacock and the other a peahen. One is longer legged, has spur bumps and is starting to get a lot more of the fringy looking feathers so I am thinking peacock. #2 is smaller, no spur bumps and no fringy feathers so I hope peahen.
     
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  4. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here I thought it was 210 month olds as in 210 chicks that are a month old [​IMG]

    If you compare, the males have legs that are a bit longer, and I believe I heard that the spur bump on males is a bigger diameter. Maybe that could at least give you a guess?
     
  5. Knix6468

    Knix6468 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah, I kind of read it like that too, and I was thinking with 19 birds outside, 84 in the incubators and at least 10 coming in the mail
    that perhaps we wasn't as addicted as I was starting to worry I was.[​IMG]
     
  6. micayc

    micayc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:OMG I used my voice to text program and payed no attention! LOL And they are SEXY! [​IMG]
     
  7. micayc

    micayc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah, I kind of read it like that too, and I was thinking with 19 birds outside, 84 in the incubators and at least 10 coming in the mail
    that perhaps we wasn't as addicted as I was starting to worry I was.[​IMG]

    I am addicted but not THAT addicted! [​IMG]
     
  8. DMFarm

    DMFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are 10 months old you should be able to tell if you want to spend the money to get them DNA this is who I use.
    http://www.avianbiotech.com/
     
  9. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    yes 10 month should be able to sex, check spur bumps, and tail feathers, with good pics some of us make be able to sex them for you.
     

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