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

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by crazypoultrychx, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. crazypoultrychx

    crazypoultrychx Chirping

    May 13, 2013
    New Orleans LA
    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 Free Ranging

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    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

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    Turkey eggs I have seen all have brown spots.

  4. thatchickenlady

    thatchickenlady Chirping

    Nov 15, 2009
    New York
    Yes they are turkey eggs as they are speckled and colored as you describe...

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