I feel sorry for them (pictures added)

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Glenmar, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My peas are not used to being penned, but I decided to keep them up until she lays, so that she will lay her eggs in the barn.
    Sunday my niece left the barn door opened and the boy got out. He immediately started diaplaying. I had to pick him up and cary him back in.
    I think they are bored. It is a large barn. ( I will get pics) but........... Tell me I am doing the right thing?

    thanks
     
    Last edited: Apr 13, 2011
  2. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of course it will take a while for the birds to get used to being penned. Do you have a run?
     
  3. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no. They are in a large 6 stall Barnmaster horse barn. There is a cement center isle and six stalls with pine shavings. There is a matted wash area, which is where their food and water are located. They walk around on top of the stalls, sleep in the rafters, and lay on top of the feed room. I am going to put some limbs and large branches in one of the stalls. Maybe she will nest under there.
     
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    if you want her to hatch her own eggs yes best to let her set in a safe place.
     
  5. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will do Deerman. I will get pics when she nests.

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  6. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they?
     
  7. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got them back in September. I think the guy said 4 (male) and 3 (female) but I cant remember.
     
  8. SuperPeacockman

    SuperPeacockman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? Do the males have any trains?
     
  9. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here they are: I just have a male and a female



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    He is standing in front of their barn. Her photo is in the barn.
     
  10. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Wow, they are beautiful!!!!!
     

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