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Put the Safeguard on a treat and make sure the chick gets some too. You want the hen to get two ml and the chick about 1/4 ml.
Other than leg mites I have never seen mites on a peafowl, only lice.
None of my four month old or older have a heat source. The ones younger have a lamp that they can use or ignore as they feel the need.
I do not know the age of the photo only the age of the original hen, six years old. The person who owns said hen did not know how to breed it to...
I do not doubt Robyn's word, she has chicks out of that hen. The owner plans to breed that hen back to the son this year so they can determine if...
LOL, that hen is six years old and has produced quite a few offspring.
Congratulations, you have a pair. The one close in the first pic is the cock and the one behind is a hen.
Alfalfa is a good choice but you can also get alfalfa chops in a bag at TSC that is easier to feed and they waste less.
Sorry, you don't have a White chick, that is an IB Black Shoulder hen. In the first pic you have two hens and a cock, in the second pic you have...
First I will point you to the Stickies topics at the top of the Peafowl page that answers most questions about care, housing, and medications....
I would let the hens hatch them out and then put out a notice for free chicks if/when they hatch out.
Spaulding Black Shoulder Red Buff hen.
Purple Black Shoulder cock.
Spaulding Black Shoulder Red Buff cock.
Brother, sister, sister IBBS.
Momma, daughter, son. To distinguish hen chicks from cock chicks look at the breast feathers. Hens have a scallop where cocks have a verticle...
Put an ad on Craigs List for a free peahen and you will find someone very quickly. All of my imprinted peahens are bossy, friendly, and have very...
You have to be careful when introducing young birds to older ones. If they are pecking on it then consider a smaller cage inside the coop so they...
This is the PEAFOWL section of BYC, when given to PEAFOWL we expect to hatch the eggs, not eat the eggs or the meat.