How long will the peahens lay?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by silkie33, Jul 1, 2011.

  1. silkie33

    silkie33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that they are seasonly layers. How long into summer or fall will they keep laying eggs?
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    MINE stop about end of July....some lay later , but remember after the peacock drops his train, he is not fertile....so those egg lay real late will not be fertile.
     
  3. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering this myself, since I lost my eggs to a preditor a few weeks ago.
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    northern birds lay later , i have a few that lay into Aug.
     
  5. trudigale

    trudigale Out Of The Brooder

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    Are peafowl not like other poultry --- in the way they stay fertile? What I mean is: if I were to loose my rooster the hens would still lay fertile eggs for several days, even weeks after the rooster is gone. Do peafowl not do this?

    Trudi
     
  6. Knix6468

    Knix6468 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Trudy when I posted about separating my varietys in breeding pens , someone told me that it would be 14 days before I would know for sure the eggs were from the male in the breeding pen.
     
  7. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

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  8. Fowler Hencock

    Fowler Hencock Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:So would you say this is a good time to stop buying eggs, Deerman?
     
  9. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Really depend if their peacock has drop their train, check with seller to see.
     

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