eye feather at 1 year old

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by nfrost, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. nfrost

    nfrost Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2011
    I gave 4 male peacocks all from last summer all look different in coloration at this point, but one seems to have 2-3 eye feathers coming through is this normal? For such a young age.
  2. snowshoe

    snowshoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2009
    Central PA
    I have a 2011 hatch bronze BS that I bought from Craig Hopkins and I see that it has an eye now, some of my adult peacocks are starting to grow back there train already so I just assume that it is starting to grow a small train for next summer with a few eyes that it will have as a two year old.
  3. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 7, 2009
    Southeast texas
    This male had a nice little train at 18 months by time he molted and grew a new train just under the age of 3 he had a full train like an adult.
    I have a 2 year old male that got 1 timy eye feather without all the eye LOL stuck way out to the left 6 inches past the other tail feathers, looked funny when he fanned.

    here is the 18 month old.

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