I don't know what's going on with her

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Trefoil, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. Trefoil

    Trefoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got a 4yo purple bs hen that has started to display like a peacock. I lost my peacock a couple of months ago, so most of the summer I just had 2 hens. It was either just before or after I got another peacock that she started doing this. He's still separated. She seems to be doing it mostly to threaten other fowl away from the food dish. Does this mean anything?
     
  2. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    peacocks,peahens,and peachicks ALL display .i seen 3 DAY OLD peachicks display
     
  3. Trefoil

    Trefoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Duh! Thanks. I've only had her a year and didn't notice or think anything about it until someone was over and thought she was a young cock, and then I was worried because I was afraid there might be something wrong with her. These are the first peafowl I've had, so i'm a real newbie with them.
     
  4. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep they all do it around here.
    My 2 year old
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  5. Trefoil

    Trefoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The pics are adorable. My only baby was hatched & raised with chicks & keets, I don't think he knows he's a peacock.
     

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