Star a boy or girl?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by thndrdancr, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Songster

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    For all you experts, can you tell if Star is male or female? I just can't tell yet. She was hatched with that big spot on her head, what a cutie! Excuse my back deck, the peas just won't stay off and its been too cold to hose off as the babies won't stay out of the way of water spray!!!
     
  2. Arbor

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    Looks like a boy to me
     
  3. Dany12

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    If the flight feathers are coming brown/ dark grey it's a female.
    The front of the neck / chest is more gray and the back neck is green ... it's a female.
    Fingers are short ... it's a female.

    We need a drawing to explain this!
    Only one drawing can explain the difference! Where is Clinton?
     
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  4. I think hen. The flights are looking plain brown and the neck feathers are scalloped.
     
  5. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Songster

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    They are roughly two months old now. I can never tell til they are another month or so. I have pics of everyone dust bathing, and would love opinions on their sex.
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  6. thndrdancr

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    Opinions on sex, here are my six little mongrels, disregard the chickens!
     
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  7. new 2 pfowl

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    Sometimes the chest feathers can provide good clues about whether a chick is M or F...
     
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  9. thndrdancr

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    Thanks!
     

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