The peahen under the microscope

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Dany12, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Very interesting, thanks for sharing that link!

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  3. 3BirdGirlz

    3BirdGirlz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Neat!
     
  4. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

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    I like reading all the studies on what peahens are attracted to in a peacock. I think overall, all of the studies I have read do show that they are definitely attracted to the males with longer trains because of course normally that means it is an older peacock and he probably has good genes if he has lasted for several years. I like it that in this article they mentioned the dancing too.
     
  5. Dany12

    Dany12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If we tried another experiment!
    Three peahens and three peacocks.
    Peahen:1 White, 1 Cameo, 1 Opal - in need of male, they laid the day before yesterday, in the middle of spawning, .... etc!
    Peacock: 1 Indian Blue, 1 Cameo, 1 Opal.
    Peacocks are from the same quality, 4/5 years, full plumage, beautiful feathers head, displaying crazy .... all day long !

    The three peahen have a camera.
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    Question :
    What male is the most watched?
    With which peacock .... the peahen want to go further? ...... [​IMG]

    And the winner .... is ! For me the Indian Bleu .... Others are invisible! ..... They will all choose the Blue!
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Very cool!

    -Kathy
     

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