Hi all! I have been wanting to get some peacocks, but I know NOTHING about them. I wold like to know what they eat, if they can live in a pen with chickens, ducks and geese, what all the best sellers, the friendliest, how to hatch and raise them, just the basics for now. Oh and I know NOTHING about color and breeds and all that kind of thing. Thanks!
How to raise peacocks?
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I'd recommend checking out the peafowl sticky at the top of this thread first for lots of great peafowl information. It will help get you started with a lot of general information and also lists out the colors and patterns found.
Think you'll find the Peafowl 101 thread very informative http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=388465
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For varieties you can also check out this website that lists a good amount of the varieties but not all and shows pictures, descripitons, ect.
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