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Alexandrine - Male or Female?

Discussion in 'Ringneck and other Keet Street' started by Stormy, 8/6/18.

  1. Stormy

    Stormy Sitting on the front steps

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    5 1/2 months old. Breeder says he's a male. Not DNA tested. I see dark feathers under beak. FB_IMG_1528293747557.jpg 20180702_160049.jpg
     
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    expressmailtome Ripping up the road Administrator Celebirdy of the Month Mayor of the Avenue Avenue Spotlight Award Avenue Veteran

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    You have to wait for him/her to get his/her adult plumage. Then you can tell by the ring.
     
  3. Mhert

    Mhert Meeting neighbors

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    You'll have to wait a year or two, maybe more depending, for the ring to grow in if they're male. Any vet that's competent with birds should be able to take a test for you at a reasonable price.
    The 5'o clock shadow isn't a good indicator, when it first starts growing in you should usually see a black tipped feather or two around the beak.
     
    Last edited: 8/7/18
  4. Stormy

    Stormy Sitting on the front steps

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    Thanks
     

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