Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by fowlsessed, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 16, 2011
    east Tennessee
    Peafowl can be freerange unlike pheasants, right. And will they go broody and hatch there own chicks? thanks
  2. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    Yes they can but each bird is different.
  3. MinxFox

    MinxFox Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 16, 2010
    Pensacola, FL
    From what I have read and seen at other breeder's places, free range peahens do go broody and hatch chicks a lot of the time and I have a peahen in a pen who hatched out all three of her eggs and is a wonderful mother. She searches for bugs every day in the pen to give her peachicks and protects them from the other peahen who sometimes picks on the chicks. Peafowl can be free-ranged but they need to be penned a little while before you turn them lose.[​IMG]

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