Fertile Eggs!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by trailchick, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. I had a hen laying eggs a couple of weeks ago, I put them into the incubator and they are fertile!
    Doubt if my 1 year old males did the deed.
    Must have been my guy that dropped his train late spring - early summer, because it has been growing back....


  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
    This late in the year, if your 1 year old was a early hatch, yes he could be the father, he could be 16 to 17 months old. My guess would be on the yearling. If the older peacock drop his train in late sping wouldn't think he could be fertile yet.
  3. bdfive

    bdfive Songster

    Jul 11, 2010
    South of Blanco, TX
    I recall reading the train has nothing to do with fertility. Peacocks can still be fertile after loosing it. Anyone?

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