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3 yr old HP Spalding mating attempt, Epic fail.

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by barkerg, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought you guys would enjoy this.




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  2. PavoFowl

    PavoFowl Out Of The Brooder

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    I take it that's not how it's supposed to happen? I've only seen my male get as far as the gaspy trumpet phase and then the hen runs away.
     
  3. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He got close but lost his grip, thats why he is kinda humping because he's searching. It is usually much faster than that and usually after a successful trade the hen comes out from underneath fanning. I watched him very anxiously rush the hen the other day and over shot her and flipped over her in full fan, thats why he's got some broken train feathers right now. It goes to show that even at 3 yrs old the mechanics of the operation still need honing.

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  4. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Imagine that peacock being a guard dog and that's the call it makes before charging. Do you know how many people will think you have a velociraptor if they've seen any of the Jurassic Park or Jurassic World? It always makes me think of the velociraptors and I find it really cool.
     
  5. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Perfect comparison, I looked it up the other day when you mentioned it, spot on [​IMG].

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  6. Garden Peas

    Garden Peas Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. barkerg

    barkerg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Super great find and read thanks GP,[​IMG].

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  8. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just learned something new today about my favorite movie.
     

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