Is It Normal For Peas To Lay Now 9/02?

Yoda

Songster
9 Years
Jul 7, 2010
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Shady Hills, FL
I have a young white male that grew his train in a little over a month ago. My breeders lost thier trains about a month ago. Two days ago I went to lock everyone up for the night and found 2 pea eggs in the corner. I placed them in my incubator just in case. Well tonight (9/04) I go in to lock up and there are 2 more eggs in the same corner. Is this normal for peahens to lay this late (in September) in the season? If they are fertile then the white one with the small train is the father correct?
 
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adriano

Songster
10 Years
Aug 28, 2009
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I have had four eggs laid by one of my hens the past 8 days.
Have not seen the male near her though.
A breeder from my area i asked was this normal, and he said yes, he often had hens laying in october also.
 

jcatblum

Songster
9 Years
Oct 27, 2010
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I found 3 eggs in the past week. However the eggs I found prior to this were not fertile so I didn't bother to incubate the eggs from last week. Good luck hatching!
 

deerman

Rest in Peace 1949-2012
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Aug 24, 2008
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I had peahens lay Oct even Nov. but the peacocks had dropped their train ,so none were fertile....my guess if its not been long ago the males had trains, then could be fertile. Peahens I know for a fact can be fertile up to 3 weeks after a peacock has been removed.
 
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Yoda

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Jul 7, 2010
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Deerman what about the 2 year old white peacock I have who HAS a train, would he be fertile?
 

ruth

Life is a Journey
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Jul 8, 2007
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I had a peahen hatch her second batch of peachicks about two weeks ago - she hatched 4. She had already hatched 4 earlier this summer and eventually lost them all so she, and another peahen who had also lost her chicks, laid and sat a second batch and hatched them. Not sure if it makes a difference but my peafowl all roam free - which is also why they tend to lose babies - they take them in the woods and every few nights lose another one. Funny thing is I think she learned her lesson last time so this time she takes them into a pen or coop every night.
 

Yoda

Songster
9 Years
Jul 7, 2010
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Shady Hills, FL
Here is my white 2 year old male drying out his train. He is so proud of his train LOL



This picture would look really really nice if the fencing was not in the picture

 

Frosty

Crowing
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Mar 30, 2008
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Beautiful boy! I love the whites... to me they are beautiful and elegant.
 

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