1st time peahen hatching her eggs and inexperienced owner

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by ronzxcvb, Jul 29, 2017.

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    ronzxcvb Chirping

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    Have them on Purina start and grow medicated witch states no animal byproducts on the bag
    Was the only medicated starter they had at tractor supply
    I was going to supplement with some scrambled eggs.
    Would every 2-3 days be good or should I give them some more often?
    I have to go to DR in Charlot tomorrow could probably find something better there
     

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    ronzxcvb Chirping

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    Not very good pictures but still cute
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    ronzxcvb Chirping

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    After putting in scratch grains in the fermented feed it went over much better
    The chickens gobbled it up so tried it again with the peas
    the cock ate a decent amount but the hen tried it then led the chicks over by there food
    made them some scrambled eggs parents got most of it but all the chicks got some
     
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    ronzxcvb Chirping

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    Not sure if I should treat with Corid. Chicks are running around like speedy Gonzales
    They are eating the medicated chick starter should I wait to see if they develop a natural resistance or treat everyone?
     
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    ronzxcvb Chirping

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    Baby pictures
    I meant to post more often but better late then never
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    This is a month ago 11-1-17
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    Unfortunately we lost a baby at about 2 weeks
     
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    GitaBooks Crowing

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    Aww, they're cuties!

    Sorry for your loss. How are they doing in the weather?
     
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    ronzxcvb Chirping

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    Don't seem to bother them
    Was rainy and 40 today and have had frost a few times
    Winters are very mild down here
    I remember seeing them out in the snow all the time as a kid in Wisconsin
     
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