Help please?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by praejones, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. praejones

    praejones Out Of The Brooder

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    IMG_4308.JPG Help please? My Peahen is laying eggs (4) so far and first time. She is scattering them around one is separate from the other three but they are separated together too. I am so new I have no idea if this is normal? IMG_4311.JPG
     
  2. sylviethecochin

    sylviethecochin Overrun With Chickens

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    I've never raised peahens, but that sort of behaviour is perfectly normal in Pekin ducks and some of the mallards we've had. I wouldn't worry about it.
     
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  3. praejones

    praejones Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks!
     
  4. ronzxcvb

    ronzxcvb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You may want to give her some more nesting material where she has the eggs closer together. Don't build her a nest but have a little more available for her
    I am new also but that's what worked for me after she built the nest I moved her first egg into the nest and she hatched all of them if she still kicks it out of the nest I would remove it
     
  5. KsKingBee

    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

    There is nothing wrong with providing a nest box. IMG_1851.JPG
     
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    KsKingBee Overrun With Chickens

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