Is she healthy?

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  1. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched/bred this gorgeous girl 8 months ago back in June. She lives/sleeps with chickens because she was brought up by a broody hen. She is around Large Fowl size now (comparing that to a chicken). She acts like a chicken but I have bought a male for her (I have had him for a year) for when she reaches 1. She seems happy but what do you think? She is also very intrigued by the peacock.


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  2. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    She is very pretty.
    Birds of a feather flock togeather, i would let them out together
     
  3. BYC-user-174785

    BYC-user-174785 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks great to me! She is a very nice peahen.
    If she stays around with the chickens then I agree with zazouse, let them stay together.
     
  4. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has been with them forever since she was a chick, she must think she's a chicken! Bless her.
    Thank you!
     
  5. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    When you say "for when she reaches 1," do you mean that they aren't allowed to spend time together now?
    Is your peacock penned up separately, or ?
    Peas are really sociable, and they seem to enjoy being with other peas.
    So you might let them all (both of the peas and all of the chickens) roam about together now, if they aren't already!
    (This may also be what zazouse was suggesting?)
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Five of my six 2012 peas have just now started to venture away from their Buff Japnese mom, but Red, he still hangs out with his RP turkey mom and gets very upset when he loses sight of her.
     
  7. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    She's very cute!
     
  8. Posh Chickens

    Posh Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I moved the male peacock back to my house about 3 weeks ago, so he is not homed at the moment. I am also worried that the peachick will take off with him if I let him out?
     
  9. Trefoil

    Trefoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have only had him there 3 weeks, don't let him out, he may very well take off, with or without her.
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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