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

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

  1. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Crowing

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    Depends on the area you are in. I've got some peachicks and I'm in Idaho but I don't ship my peachicks.
     
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  2. allbirds4me

    allbirds4me Chirping

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    not for hatching eggs, only for consumption at that point in time.
     
  3. oldguy

    oldguy Chirping

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    Good to know - thanks!
     
  4. Bee Buzy

    Bee Buzy In the Brooder

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    Do you all leave your eggs in the pen for the Peahen to hatch herself? thx
     
  5. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Crowing

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    The second clutch I let my hens hatch.
     
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  6. Bee Buzy

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    thx
     
  7. lalady59

    lalady59 Chirping

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    2years for hens
     

  8. lalady59

    lalady59 Chirping

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    I'm sure you know by now but I just went through my FIRST Laying season and tho i probably didn't collect the FIRST of my peahen's eggs, I did incubate the first ones I found and those did hatch !!!
    I felt like they wouldn't bc often the first from a chicken aren't fertile. My 2 hens were 2 this season, and that's not a SOLID 2 meaning she was a June 2015 hatchling herself and I got the first egg in April. Also my male (4yrs) and she had never mated that I witnessed.
     
  9. lalady59

    lalady59 Chirping

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    I forgot to mention MY OWN QUESTION. My peafowl free range and my question is how many eggs on average does a hen lay during one season? Bc mine free range I was lucky to find any. Between both hens I collected only 7 and hatched only 3.
     
  10. lalady59

    lalady59 Chirping

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    IMG_3431.JPG Also I read in a group that the hens take a break between clutches.
    Thank you
     

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