How many eggs does one peahen lay and what time frame is that?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by wannabchick, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
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    I keep reading when they begin breeding, is that when they lay eggs..or like chickens, their is an average age when they start laying?

    Also, what do peafowl eggs taste like?

    Thank u in advance
     
  2. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    I was going to ask the same question - [​IMG]
     
  3. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are supposed to lay roughly every other day and the breeding season depends where you are. Also eating a peafowl egg would be like eating $15
     
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  4. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Lay late spring until summer.

    The eggs taste alot like chicken ,turkey,quail,pheasant, eggs. Nothing like waterfowl eggs.


    Yes i will eat a cracked egg, or very early ones , or late ones after the peacocks have drop their train.
     
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  6. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    Thanks so much, my beleif always is anything is a price of what someone wants to pay for

    So eggs not being bred..aren't doing me any good just going in the trash right?

    Sooooo, I guess your saying..sell them eh?
    Hehehehe
     
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  7. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    What age do they start?
     
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  8. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    Quote:Iam sorry just so I can be clear, they won't lay until they breed?

    And they usually then what age
     
  9. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two or three years old
     
  10. kathye

    kathye Out Of The Brooder

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    My 2 year old peahen began laying in March of this year. She laid 9 eggs, now nothing since the end of March. I have had no luck hatching the eggs, but know they were fertile, because one broke and had a tiny chick inside. Will she begin laying again this year? I wish I could find a buyer for the eggs rather than try to hatch- too nerve racking for me.
     

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