When will a pea hen start laying and go broodie and start laying on her egg and have babies??
When do peahens start laying and go broodie on her eggs??
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Depend on were you live, southern state peahens start early, northern state start in April.
If in large flight mine go broody after they lay about 6 to 7 eggs, I break mine up, to get more eggs. Sometime I let them hatch eggs end of laying season late July here or Aug. Peahens make great mothers........................
All my peahens lay at 2yr old.........
Edited by deerman - 4/9/10 at 5:03pm
I have two one year old peahens. Do they need to have a peacock for their quality of life? The two are very bonded, grew up together, hang out together all the time, and really love each other. When they wander apart from one another for a short time, they begin to cry out until they come together with the other.
So I'm wondering about a peacock and if he'll be a welcome addition. I don't think I care about having peachicks.