Can a chicken and a peacock inter-breed??

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by critters, Feb 23, 2015.

  1. critters

    critters Chillin' With My Peeps

    Saw my Peacock mount my Cochin hen this morning....
    was wondering if anything could come of this??


    Romeo, a India Blue Peacock, has three beautiful Peahens right there
    available to him but he chose to mount my Cochin!
    I had a previous problem with a mink so had put 1 Rooster and 2 hens
    in the peacock pen for possible safer keeping as the peas pen is like a fortress...
    all Cochins, white, black and partridge or they normally would not have been in
    the pen with the Peas... our snow just has melted and no siting of the mink in
    3 weeks but may leave tthem for just a bit longer unless yall tell me to get them out....


    but back to their mating? can this produce anything????
     
  2. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No,but the peacock can likely kill your hen..
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Agreed (on both statements).
     
  4. littlekatzz

    littlekatzz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually feathersite has a article on peacock chicken hybrids... Rarely happens but now and then it dose.
     
  5. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need to search feathersite.It seems to be peacocks are bigger then hens...
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Peacocks are considerably larger than hens.
     

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