Free range chickens with free range peafowl?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by neffchick, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. neffchick

    neffchick Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been reading other post and read one that said it is not good for peafowl to be with chickens because they can carry a worm that is deadly to the peafowl.
    So my question is if I have free range chickens can I let my peafowl free range as well? I only live on 1/3 acre and I know the peafowl will go of my property and roost in the trees but I am sure they will be on the same ground as the chickens as well. There are many different type of birds around here as well. Could they get something from them?
    I did not plan on letting them free range before the spring time, but I want to get everything right before I do.
     
  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine free range with geese,ducks,guineas,and chickens and do fine but i do open their old pen and let them in and worm them every 3 months with safe guard and they are very happy & health.

    I do have alot of land that they range on so they only stay around the chickens when its resting time or time to eat.
     
  3. neffchick

    neffchick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I was getting a little worried after reading some of the posts. I do not think they have had worm meds before so I will get that asap.
     

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