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Laying peahens- frequency

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by fgdiii, May 21, 2010.

  1. fgdiii

    fgdiii Songster

    Feb 10, 2009
    I have read that peahens lay every other day. I have one that lays like once a week and I have 2 others that are together and so far I have received 2 eggs. a week apart and the last one 5 days ago. What is going on? Can anyone explain to me what is happening or what I should expect in the future?

  2. Ours are pretty steady at an egg every other day. The weather will throw them off laying, we just had a couple days of rain and they didn't lay during that.

  3. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Hahira, GA
    Mine too are every other day layers.
    How old are the ones in question? Very young birds may be the problem, if they are 3 or better though, you should average 1 every other day
  4. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

    Aug 24, 2008
    Southern Ohio
    Yes egg every other day till they lay a clutch of 5 to 8 eggs, then they stop for a few days then lay another clutch. most peahens will lay 4 or more clutches if eggs are removed.

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