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Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by barkerg, Feb 2, 2017.
Perfect Texas weather.
Be careful what you ask for. Last year I went out every night at dark thirty to collect eggs before they froze for what seemed like weeks on end and none of my eggs were any good. Hopefully Gerald will have better luck than I did.
This one is only a couple of weeks early for our area,(Salado, Tejas). We usually start to get eggs in late Feb to early March but, the weather this year is just outstanding. We have another hen pacing as we speak,. Gerald Barker
I hope they are all Black Winged!
Whats the easiest way to tell, by looking at their feathers or such , the sex between the black shoulders , mine are now 2 and I think one may be male and not sure if keeping him will be a problem with my 6yd blue. Any recommendation would be helpful, thank you
Post pics of them and we'll try to help you,.
You can also have a browse on our Very Own BYC Peafowl Image Database for some clues!
However, if they are Indian Blue Black Shoulder you shouldn't have too much trouble, as the peaboys will look something like this:
While the peagirls will look something like this:
We are hoping for something like this.
Some truly beautiful birds, mine are not so much but then I didn't pick my male and buy him or I would have picked one like yours, WOW ! Mine, well, he found me and moved in and took over, he became so amusing with is antics and games he played on me I knew he was here to stay and named him " Kevin" he is 6 now and his harem are all 2 and have been with him since I got them as chicks. They preen each other but I keep them separate for now until they indicate its mating season then I will put them all together
One of the whites has a distinctive tan head while the other white is all white with a couple black specks