Does anyone have any peafowl eggs available?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Stellar, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Hey all! I have a pair of India Blue Peafowl and I love them (they are a year old--the male looks like a turkey! haha)

    I was wondering if anyone can sell me a couple peafowl hatching eggs. I would really like some whites [​IMG]

    Thanks!
     
  2. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    I'm pretty sure you will be sol until spring, as their laying season pretty much ends when the males drop their trains... which should be about now. There are still a few people selling on eBay, but I personally wouldn't buy right now.
     
  3. peachick

    peachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    breading season is basically over for peafowl now... Im still getting an occasional egg, but they have not been fertile.
    So beware if somone tries to sell you some.
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Agree you may find some eggs..........be rare for any to be fertile. Nature way so chicks are not to young for winter temps.
     
  5. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    Oh ok [​IMG] I will definitely wait until spring then. I did not know that the males drop their trains when breeding season is over. Thanks for the information!!
     
  6. peachick

    peachick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2007
    Maryland 21787
    you dont have to wait for spring, really. If you buy peachicks, its a sure thing, and no risk as with eggs.
    Look at the United Peafowl Assoc website to find a breeder near you
    www.peafowl.org
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    http://www.upaforum.com/
     
  7. faizan

    faizan Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:u will have to go to southasia i.e pakistan , india etc to get the eggs now, but these r last dayz of breedin season there as well.....
     
  8. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmmm... looked up my state (North Dakota)...

    NORTH DAKOTA
    0 Breeders Listed
    Sorry, no breeders listed

    Also none in South Dakota or Montana which leaves me with MN and it's a 4 hour drive just to get to the state line. So part of me thinks that I should get enough nice peas to set up a breeding program, the other part of me admits that if I did, nobody would want them. Mostly cropland around here and they don't seem interested in critters mostly for show.
     
  9. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    oops on the breeders indeed!

    You should set up a breeding program... at the very least, you could sell the eggs and feathers, those ship fairly easily. At most, you garner some interest in them in your area or you look into shipping birds!
     
  10. peachick

    peachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. Be the first in your state with a peafowl farm!!
    You can have young birds shipped to you easily... wait till fall though, less heat and babies will be old enough to sex.
     

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