How old before they start laying eggs, breeding?

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by seabreeze, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. seabreeze

    seabreeze Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 21, 2010
    Scio, OR
    We have a few peafowl, we *think* one white hen (but need to get a pic of her/him), one India Blue, one Purple black shoulder? and another that I am not quite sure of (will put pic here).

    The blue, purple males are just 2 and same for white hen. The one with pic is just 1 yr. Can we expect any activity at all?


  2. 3BirdGirlz

    3BirdGirlz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 18, 2013
    I don't know if you got any answers, but I know 2 year olds can breed and lay. I only have a yr old pair, but I've done tons of research, and they say proper nutrition also helps a lot. Hens can breed at a year, but may not until they're 2. Males become mature enough to breed at age 2 and if they have an eye in their tail. So you may get a few fertile eggs this year. Hope I helped some! If you have more questions hopefully someone with more experience will answer.

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