Breeding season is in full swing in Australia!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by bemba, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a few pics to show off :)
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    New pen has been a complete success! Girls have not gone off the lay, 43 eggs so far!
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    Same area as above pic, looking much nicer!
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    Cluckies on peafowl eggs!
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    First peachicks for the season, now 2 weks old.....
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    Latest group of peachicks, hatched yesterday!
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Congrats on your new chicks!
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  3. BYC-user-174785

    BYC-user-174785 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! I love your new pen!
     
  4. casportpony

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

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    Thanks for sharing. Now I'm going to cry, lol, I think I have empty nest syndrome!
     
  5. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Awesome Bemba. Thanks for sharing! Heres a pic from today of my only peacock (java) Hes two and just getting his train feathers in
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  6. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    Beautiful birds! [​IMG]What sweet peachicks...(sigh) (jealous).

    Sorry to barge in here and change the subject, but a quick note for Destinduck:
    Is that the perch your beautiful!! pea always uses? Is it a metal rod?
    If so, I just wanted to warn you that kind of perch can cause bumblefoot (a foot infection that can occur when birds have perches that are too hard and have a uniform circumference).
     
  7. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys! More peachicks in the days to come, Hopefully I get a loud pied!
     
  8. frenchblackcopper

    frenchblackcopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Loud pieds are special.Almost priceless when you actually own one,compared to looking at pictures of them that others own.This picture convinced me this summer to buy Black Shoulder Silver Pieds,,I could not imagine but one other color being more stunning and I happen to have raised one of those from a shipped egg,(My Charcoal dark pied w/e) and next spring he too will have all my spare attention.But this guy makes me drool,,pic credit of Bigcreekpoultry (who also helped me obtain some very special BSSP to get me started)
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  9. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW, he is gorgeous!!! Are you planning to breed him? We have very few Java's here most are spaulding, a few zoos have pure lines though.
     
  10. bemba

    bemba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OHHHH VERY nice indeed!! It's amazing all the mutations you guys have, I'm very envious!! We are limited to white, pied loud pied (we call them reverse pieds) and Aussie Charcoal, the last one being very rare and not yet established. Lucky I'm a pied nutter, so get to keeo my favourite mutation in them. A pic attached of what our loud pieds are like (pic is from the breeder who mtook 40 years to get them to where they are today well done Craig Mcfawn!
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