anye tell me what a peahen eggs look like....

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  1. crazypoultrychx

    crazypoultrychx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a turkey and a peahen that both have mates....and I have been finding eggs that have brown or dark specks on them and I have been putting them in my bator......but how do I know if I will hatch a turkey or a peacock.....??? they look the same from what I can see on the web......any reccomendations>>!??!??!

    and I thought turkeys only laid 6-8 eggs and I am up to 10 egggs.......whats up Im so confused......
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    Probably because you're pulling the eggs away. As long as you take them away, they'll lay more.

    Wild birds will lay a clutch. When a snake or other snake eater gets the eggs, the hen will lay another clutch.
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Turkey eggs I have seen all have brown spots.

    -Kathy
     
  4. thatchickenlady

    thatchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they are turkey eggs as they are speckled and colored as you describe...
     

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