First Peafowl.........Can they roost with CHICKENS?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by petitesphinx, Sep 4, 2008.

  1. petitesphinx

    petitesphinx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Questions:


    Can we put our 3 Peafowl in the same coop as our Chickens and Guineas?

    Will the Peafowl eat or hurt the little chicks running around?


    Thank you thank you!

    We are sooooo excited about our new family members!
     
  2. thepetpaw

    thepetpaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    I wouldn't trust any adult bird with chicks of any breed. Probably best to keep them separate for now until they're older.

    Once they're all grown, I'd think there's no reason to separate them. My host family when I was an exchange student had a peahen among their mixed flock of a goose, couple of chickens, & ducks. Each type of bird did its own thing but stayed close to the flock. It was cute!

    ETA: Their pigeons were famous for killing the partridge chicks, though...
     
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