can peacocks be kept with chickens?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Kelly FG, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. Kelly FG

    Kelly FG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there is a guy pretty close to where I live that is always selling peacocks. I would consider getting a pair if they could share the run with my standard hens. how cold hardy are they?
    are there any sites with peacock info?
    thanks!
     
  2. peachick

    peachick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2007
    Maryland 21787
    www.peafowl.org is the United Peafowl Association... plus, we have a chat forum... see my link below.

    I keep chickens and pheasants in my peafowl pens. The peafowl are the top of the pecking order. But they get along fine.

    As for heardy. Any of the india blue varities (every color but green) are heardy and can handle cold climates. But the Greens are a more tropical species and need heat in the winter.
     
  3. Kelly FG

    Kelly FG Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks!!! I'm checking out the links now!!!
     

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