Good mothers?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by 9farmgirl9, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. 9farmgirl9

    9farmgirl9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just wanna no for when its time for mine since im not good at incubating ^.^ don't wanna kill em if i get a chance. yah i no mine are only---a month but i want to prepear for the next couple years. Do peahens make good mothers?
     
  2. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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    It's the same with any of the farm birds... some do and some don't. But your chicks won't be that friendly if raised by mom.
     
  3. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well if you take them at hatch and raised them then they would be friendly
     
  4. Kedreeva

    Kedreeva Longfeather Lane

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  5. 9farmgirl9

    9farmgirl9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just wondering in case im not there to take them from her, my guinea mother and mama hen both kill the keets and chicks when they hatch! So i have to take there eggs away before they start to pip. And if i wasn't there i would want her killing them.
     
  6. DMFarm

    DMFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Peahens are good mothers I have has several over the years hatch and raise the chicks.
     
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    peahens are great mothers , but letting them raise young you will lose more than brooder raised, not because they are not good mothers , just things happen , like chicks drown in waters , or etc. DO GIVE THEM MEDICATED STARTER FEED ,yes ok for mother also.

    I let peahens hatch alot of their last clutches of the year, which here is around late July


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