Is it hard to incubate peafowl eggs? Adults vs hatching...

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by sdshoars, Dec 26, 2013.

  1. sdshoars

    sdshoars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am having trouble making up my mind, thought I would pick y'all's brains... Is it harder to hatch peafowl eggs than chicken eggs? I have pretty decent hatches with well shipped chicken eggs. I have two choices: I can get a 2 year old IB cock and a 8 month old hen, but they were not hand raised an id have to keep them penned forever, or should I just try to hatch and raise my own? I would love to have adults, but I want them to free range and be friendly...
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    I'd say get some chicks... from what I've read here shipped peafowl eggs are very hard to hatch.

    -Kathy
     
  3. sdshoars

    sdshoars Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What's a good place to order chicks from? I have always used ideal for my chickens but they don't carry them. I'd like to be able to choose colors, but that's not a must. It seems like most ship juveniles but I want day olds
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Maybe find a breeder near you? Zazouse is in Texas, maybe she's close to you?

    -Kathy
     

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