free ranging peafowl... no eggs? update: she has a nest and is broody!

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by KWAK, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. KWAK

    KWAK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i still have not gotten any eggs from my pair... why? both are 4 yrs. old?
     
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  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    I have not gotten any from my pair either and they free range also.

    My male is starting to drop his train now [​IMG]
     
  3. Misssc

    Misssc Out Of The Brooder

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    My hens haven't produced any eggs either. My male is still breeding and still has a full train, hoping I'll get at least one to stick in the incubator.
     
  4. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Are you sure you just haven't found where they are being hidden? If they are able to go anywhere, they may have laid but hidden them.
     
  5. featherhead

    featherhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are free range, a predator could have gotten the eggs.
     
  6. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    Quote:Yep, that too. A fox or raccoon or opossum would like nothing better than snacking on peafowl eggs.
     
  7. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yep, that too. A fox or raccoon or opossum would like nothing better than snacking on peafowl eggs.

    Thats what I was thinking
     
  8. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your pair is not a charcoal pair right
     
  9. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    No hidden eggs from my hen,
    i am outside just about all day and she is always around the house while the others are out roaming or hanging in one of their favorite spots i did finely see her squat for my male but she got up just as he was fixing to make contact.
    Honestly i think my hen may be much older than i was told and may not lay at all but i don't care she is still beautiful and even old hens deserve a good home [​IMG]
     
  10. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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